310907-The Great Barrier Reef.docx

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pattern is a representative of the cumulative consequences of somber tropical cyclones, which trigger extensive damage due to destructive crown-of-thorns starfish (COTS). There will also be extra environmental pressures like the dwindled quality of water together with risen temperatures of water to further lower reef resilience. The information is vital to all the personnel attempting to mitigate the forces that affect the capability of coral reefs of recovering from the events of acute disturbance like storms and cyclones. Question 5 According to the article, it is evident that coral reefs can always bounce back after being bleached, but certain aspects must fall in place. The article also demonstrates that the process of recovering is usually gradual and uneven, principally for coral, which is very old. Ostensibly, full recovery can take up to ten years when there is the even growth of corals that is followed by zero bleaching. The recovery entails a series of processes, which call for the concerted effort among the concerned parties. For instance, people must conserve water as careless usage of water results in too much run-off and waste water often pollutes the oceans. Therefore, the proper water usage will ensure the sustenance of oral life. Similarly, the world has to mitigate extensive pollution particularly that associated with emission of fossil fuels from the automobiles and industries. Such emissions often trigger massive bleaching of coral thereby leading to pervasive reef destruction. Furthermore, people are supposed to carry out extensive research on what is required to be put on their lawns. Irrespective of the distance from the coral reef ecosystem, the lawn
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Surname 5 products may flow into the water systems causing pollution of the ocean. The increased pollution of the ocean subsequently harms the coral reefs together with the marine life. Similarly, the authorities must ensure safe and secure waste management across the board. If they make sure there is proper trash disposal and avoid leaving unwanted fishnets and lines in the water, the pollution will go down and thereby manage to conserve the coral reefs. It is proven that much destruction of phytoplankton is caused by pollution, which later harms the aquatic life and depleting the Great Barrier Reef.
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