The great barrier reef conservation issue-A case history

Connell D.W. (1971) The great barrier reef conservation issue-A case history. Biological Conservation, 3 4: 249-254. doi:10.1016/0006-3207(71)90329-6

Author Connell D.W.
Title The great barrier reef conservation issue-A case history
Journal name Biological Conservation   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0006-3207
Publication date 1971
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/0006-3207(71)90329-6
Volume 3
Issue 4
Start page 249
End page 254
Total pages 6
Subject 1105 Dentistry
2303 Ecology
2309 Nature and Landscape Conservation
Abstract In the last decade there has been increasing industrial and political pressure for the development of the resources of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. As a result, conservation of the Reef is now probably one of the most important social and political issues in Australia. A strong conservation movement has developed which prevented the mining of a section of the Reef for lime. Additionally, after a national controversy, inquiries into both the development of a Reef oil industry and the damage caused by the Crown-of-thorns Starfish, have been instituted.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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