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Photo by @daviddoubilet A float plane carrying scuba divers soars across Hook and Hardy Reef on the Great Barrier Reef Australia, the worlds largest and iconic coral reef system. The #GreatBarrierReef stretches 1400 miles off #Australia #Queensland Coast. It is the largest single formation created by a living organism: the coral polyp.
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Bora Bora, French Polynesia - Bora Bora is an island in the Leeward group of the Society Islands of French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France in the Pacific Ocean. The island, located about 230 km northwest of Papeete, is surrounded by a lagoon and a barrier reef. In the centre of the island are the remnants of an extinct volcano rising to two peaks, Mount Pahia and Mount Otemanu, the highest point at 727 m.
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Bora Bora is an island in the Leeward group of the Society Islands of French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France in the Pacific Ocean. The original name of the island in the Tahitian language might be better rendered as Pora Pora, meaning "First Born"; an early transcription found in 18th- and 19th-century accounts, is Bolabolla or Bollabolla. The island, located about 230 kilometres northwest of Papeete, is surrounded by a lagoon and a barrier reef.
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Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, Australia
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Lord Howe Island, Australia - 2hr flight from Sydney. Been and would love to go again. Great Barrier Reef... Memories!
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Overall Rating: 84.756This island was voted the most photogenic place on Earth in 2014, and it�s no wonder. Shielded by a protective barrier reef, Bora Bora�s famous lagoon is all the colors of the rainbow, crisscrossed by (friendly) manta rays and sharks.Pro tip: Bora Bora�s luxe accommodations are mostly in thatched-roof bungalows extending over the lagoon. The swankiest of all is the St. Regis, complete with a spa that has its very own island.Getting there: Hop on a local flight to the is...
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'Now or never' to save Barrier Reef: scientists
Great Barrier Reef could be beyond saving in five years without "now or never" funding to improve water quality as climate change ravages the World Heritage-listed site, scientists warned Thursday. Bodie said the poor water quality was due mainly to sediment from [livestock] grazing lands, which causes water to be cloudy and affects the growth of coral and seagrass. Fertiliser run-off, particularly nitrogen, from the sugarcane industry was also causing crown of thorns outbreaks as the nutrients
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Two tones of brilliant blue waters lap gently at the barrier reef that circles Bora Bora and the green jut of Mount Otemanu. The extinct volcano, at 2,400 feet, beckons with hikes and 4x4 tours that offer unparalleled views of the lagoon and the darker surrounding sea.
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Lord Howe Island, Australia (via PlaceToSeeInYourLifetime 2013-04) • part of The Great Barrier Reef • 2hrs off Sydney on continent's E coast • 11x2km • only 400 visitors at a time • natural preservation incl.: coral reef / unique & rare animals / volcanic peaks / rainforests / crystal clear water lagoon
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The Pink Lake - Hutt Lagoon, Port Gregory, Western Australia
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93 Percent of the Great Barrier Reef Is Suffering