Worth Protecting: See the Vibrant Marine Life of New Caledonia’s Coral Sea; Bastien Preuss; Pew Trusts

Ten years ago, the lagoons of New Caledonia—a huge area of ocean containing several coral reefs and associated ecosystems—earned designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The staggering biodiversity of this area, which includes islands and coastline, features brilliant, healthy corals and thousands of species of plants and animals found nowhere else.

Source: Worth Protecting: See the Vibrant Marine Life of New Caledonia’s Coral Sea

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