The Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area seagrasses: Managing this iconic Australian ecosystem resource for the future

@inproceedings{Coles2015TheGB,
  title={The Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area seagrasses: Managing this iconic Australian ecosystem resource for the future},
  author={R. Ross A. Coles and Michael A. Rasheed and Len McKenzie and Alana Grech and Paul H York and Marcus J. Sheaves and Sheila A. Mckenna and C. Bryant},
  year={2015}
}
The Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area (GBRWHA) includes one of the world's largest areas of seagrass (35,000 km2) encompassing approximately 20% of the world's species. Mapping and monitoring programs sponsored by the Australian and Queensland Governments and Queensland Port Authorities have tracked a worrying decrease in abundance and area since 2007. This decline has almost certainly been the result of a series of severe tropical storms and associated floods exacerbating existing human… CONTINUE READING
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