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Coral Reefs


Describe the conditions required for the development of coral reefs

Describe fringing and barrier reefs and atolls

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Coral Reefs


Describe the conditions required for the development of coral reefs

Describe fringing and barrier reefs and atolls

Coral reefs are highly diverse and important marine ecosystems that are under threat from warming seas and ocean acidification.

Create an eBook or other digital publication to educate people on the importance of coral reefs and why they are under threat.

Use these questions as chapters for your book:

  1. What are coral reefs? 
  2. Why are coral reefs important?
  3. What is the global distribution of coral reefs?
  4. What conditions are required for the formation of coral reefs?
  5. What are fringing reefs, barrier reefs and atolls? How are they created?
  6. What are some real examples of these reefs?
  7. Why are coral reefs under threat?