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The Sea of Stars

By Linda Tancs

If you find yourself on Vaadhoo Island in the Maldives from late summer to year’s end, you might think that the heavens dropped in on the earth. That’s what it looks like thanks to the phytoplankton in the ocean that have the ability to emit light like fireflies. Put billions of those little critters together and you get what’s affectionately known as the “sea of stars.” The micro-organisms bedazzle visitors with a radiant blue light, one of nature’s most extraordinary shows if you’re lucky enough to see it. Nature can be fickle, though; it’s best to check ahead for sightings.

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