Great Barrier Reef
Great Barrier Reef is a three-part BBC documentary series hosted by Monty Halls, exploring Australia's Great Barrier Reef, one of the natural wonders of the world and the largest living structure on our planet. The series documents the ecosystem and marine life of the coral reef itself, along with the plants and animals on islands and the Australian mainland which owe their existence to the presence of the reef.
|Episode 1 - Nature's Miracle|
Episode 1 - Nature's Miracle
The first episode examines the structure of the coral reef and the wildlife which lives in it, as they compete and cooperate. The reef is also affected by numerous factors including the moon, sun, and weather.
Episode 2 - Reef to Rainforest
With a landmass larger than Great Britain, only 7% is coral reef. The rest is made of islands, mangrove swamps, and sand flats - all of which feature an array of animals. Even the 100 year old shipwreck of SS Yongala plays a part.
Episode 3 - Reef and Beyond
Alien creatures which are rarely seen rise out of the deep ocean waters to visit the warmer waters of the reef. Weather systems also play a part with cyclones posing a great danger to animals and the reef alike.
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