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Sailing the Great Barrier Reef

Series: Travelling Wild Volume: 6

By: Alex Woolf (Author)

32 pages, colour photos

Hodder Wayland Publishers

Paperback | Jul 2014 | #218295 | ISBN-13: 9780750283250
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NHBS Price: £8.99 $11/€11 approx
Hardback | Jul 2013 | #218296 | ISBN-13: 9780750277242
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NHBS Price: £12.99 $17/€16 approx

About this book

Follow a traveller's diary of a diving trip on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia! Find out all about the unusual animal and plant life, landscape features, ecology, climate, industry and people. Discover how conservation projects are underway to protect the reef and its wildlife. Also learn how to survive the perils of the Great Barrier Reef including sharks, the blue-ringed octopus, jellyfish and cone shells!


Contents

- The World's Biggest Coral Reef
- Whales and Dolphins
- A Tourist's Paradise
- Fish
- Coral
- Spawning
- Seagrass Beds
- Mangroves and Saltmarshes
- Flinders Reef
- Coral Cay
- Cyclone
- Coral Bleaching
- The Traditional Owners
- The End of the Trip

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Biography

Alex Woolf studied history at Essex University, and has written and edited many 20th century history titles for young people.

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