Posts Tagged ‘great barrier reef’

Video: Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is home to some of nature’s most unusual animals – corals. Corals are animals, not plants, and have a remarkable way of reproducing to build their reef societies.

Secrets of the Great Barrier Reef

If Australia’s on your life list, now is a great time to go. Click here for more information on our tours to Australia. If you’re interested in coral reefs, click here for Smithsonian’s interactive coral reef exhibit, or here for more on the amazing Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef, which will be at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History through April 24, 2011.

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Video: Natural Wonders of Australia and New Zealand

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

Home to thousands of rare creatures in one of the most treasured (and vulnerable) ecosystems in the world, the Great Barrier Reef is on all of our life-lists. Check out some video of what’s in store for visitors to the region, stretching some 1,600 miles through the Coral Sea.

Don’t miss your chance to get to the Great Barrier Reef. Click here for travel options with Smithsonian.

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