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Timor-Leste MPA Google Map

This map shows habitat zonation and marine protection around Com in Timor-Leste. It is designed to be used by students exploring conservation as part of Coral Oceans Geography 14-16 and Coral Oceans Science 14-16. For students using Google Earth Pro to design their own marine protection areas, a KML file of the map can be downloaded.

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Science | Ages 14 - 16

Coral Oceans

This Coral Oceans GCSE Science unit of work challenges students to think about the impact they have on coral reefs as they study their importance, the consequences of threats and how to protect them. The cumulative approach to this unit means students will develop skills throughout to complete a decision-making exercise in the last lesson.

Coral response to future temperatures

Find out how corals could be affected by future changes in ocean temperature and ocean chemistry

Octopus at dawn

In the early morning, the community of Com in Timor-Leste glean͛ the reef shallows for food

Zones on the reef interactive

What factors affect zonation on the reef?

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