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The Great Barrier Reef’s value to communities goes way beyond tourism

3 Aug 2017, Conversation Media Group, the

The Great Barrier Reef’s ability to keep protecting the Queensland shoreline, and communities living along it, from major ocean storms and coastal recession depends on its ability to grow vertically to “keep up” with rising sea level. The Queensland state government has commissioned the QCoast2100 program to help with the development of coastal climate adaptation plans.





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