Implications of Climate Change for Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Implications of Climate Change for Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Primary Country: Australia
Ecosystem: coral reef
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $2.5-6 billion: Economic costs over 19 years to Australia from a degraded Great Barrier Reef as a result of global warming
Region: Australia / Northeastern
Data source: Consvalmap.org

Publication information

Hoegh-Guldberg, O. Hoegh-Guldberg, H. “Implications of Climate Change for Australia's Great Barrier Reef” World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Australia, 2004

Addtional Notes

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Economic Valuation Study

Degradation or Loss of Ecosystem Service

Coral Reef

The economic costs to Australia from a degraded Great Barrier Reef as a result of global warming ranged from $2.5 billion to $6 billion over 19 years.

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http://www.preventionweb.net/files/2685_2006025.pdf

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