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“Fixers” Please Apply Here!

As humans we tend to focus more on how the world is treating us than how we are treating the world. We can all see how that’s going for us. Maybe we are a bit lost at the moment but we are amazing at fixing things.   When I was taping a dive on the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) for the current Tapping IN Conservation episode, I could see first hand that the GBR is still thriving. Where people have been taking from it and harming it in the past, more and more protocols are being put in place to protect and heal it. That is a good thing because, we …

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The Great Barrier Reef

About The Great Barrier Reef The Great Barrier Reef (GBR) is one of the seven wonders of the world. It is the world’s largest coral reef system, stretching 1800 miles almost parallel to the Queensland coast and broken into several different regions. The reef is home to many different species as well as a breeding area for migrating humpback whales. The Great Barrier Reef has over 900 islands stretching for over 2,600 kilometres. GBR Fun Facts It is larger than the Great Wall of China and the only living thing on earth visible from space. The GBR is home to more than 400 different kinds of coral, over 1500 species …

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