Bleaching of the Australian Coral Reef. Caroline Leahy Emily Ho Billy Castore. The Great Barrier Reef. The reef is 15 million years old in the north and 2 million years old in the south. The coral reef is 2,300km long, and there are tens of thousands of km of coral reefs in the world.
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Environment and Organisms
Make plans for where to put the piping, how do cool the water, etc.
Equipment is installed and tested. Revisions are made.
Building of equipment and pipes begins
Pipes and equipment are completed
$15,000,000 for pipes, employees and equipment raised.
Plans are revised and approved
Pipes are officially opened and prove affective. The coral is surviving through the hot summers, cold winters and the acidity of the ocean is decreasing.
Needs to be finished by 2050 because scientist have predicted that if the rate of coral bleaching is this rapid, there will be almost no coral reefs left by 2050.