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A Maldives Beach Awash in Bioluminescent Phytoplankton Looks Like an Ocean of Stars
Sea of Stars on Vaadhoo Island in the Maldives
Sea of Stars on Vaadhoo Island, Maldives; What appears as a mirror image of the stars above, the bioluminescence in the water is actually due to marine microbes called phytoplankton. The effect it has on the shore is absolutely breathtaking and it encapsulates everything you’d imagine to be in a fairy tale. You can also experience this magical effect in Vieques, Puerto Rico.