The Great Barrier Reef is located at Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland Australia.
The amazing Great Barrier Reef is a benchmark for greatness. It was selected as one of UNESCO’s World Heritage Site in 1981 and among the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.
The Great Barrier Reef is a protected area by international treaties. It was selected as such because of its significance in the ecosystem. This is where the world’s largest coral reef system thrives. The reef has over 900 islands over an area of 344,400 sq. km.
Queensland government formed a Protection and preservation called Reef 2050 Plan. Its purpose is to protect and preserve by incorporating sustainability measures such as reef restoration, killing of predatory starfish, and improvement of water quality.