FASCINATING …. Mother Earth! Honor and protect her!!
TORONTO – Instead of telling you how you can help save the planet (recycle, reuse, don’t drive as much) we’re going to take a look at some cool facts about this unique planet in our solar system. Sure, you know that we’re the only world with intelligent life (as far as we know), but there’s a lot more. Here are just some cool facts about our home.
Largest living structure in the world
Not only is the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of eastern Australia the largest coral reef in the world, but it’s also the largest living organism in the world.
The Great Barrier Reef stretches around 2,300 kilometres and spans about 344,000 square kilometres. It includes about 3,000 coral reefs, 300 coral cays and about 600 continental islands. To put it in perspective, the Great Barrier Reef is about…
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