Conservationists are trying to protect the ocean waters around Palau, a small island nation in the South Pacific due east of the Philippines. The waters are recognized as one of the seven underwater wonders of the world, with more than 1,300 species of fi
Conservationists are trying to protect the ocean waters around Palau, a small island nation in the South Pacific, due east of the Philippines. The waters are recognized as one of the seven underwater wonders of the world, with more than 1,300 species of fish and 700 species of coral.
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Bermuda's waters are home to more than 100 species of fish, five species of turtles, and other important marine life, many of which rely on a unique floating seaweed known as Sargassum.
Bermuda's waters are home to more than 100 species of fish, five species of turtles, and other important marine life, many of which rely on a unique floating seaweed known as Sargassum.
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Bermuda sits within the ecologically important Sargasso Sea — a unique marine environment with vast mats of seaweed protecting marine life.
Bermuda sits within the ecologically important Sargasso Sea — a unique marine environment with vast mats of seaweed protecting marine life.
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Pew Charitable Trusts

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