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Vaadhoo Island, Maldives. It looks like something from Avatar, but it’s real! The famous group of islands are known for being a heaven on Earth. But Vaadhoo Island has a lot of surprises, that are revealed at night. Like the romantic, Glowing blue tide.

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Theories.-

The biological light, or bioluminescence, in the waves is the product of marine microbes called phytoplankton—and now scientists think they know how some of these life-forms create their brilliant blue glow. The most common type of marine bioluminescence is generated by phytoplankton known as dinoflagellates. A recent study has for the first time identified a special channel in the dinoflagellate cell membrane that responds to electrical signals—offering a potential mechanism for how the algae create their unique illumination.

—Ker Than, National Geographic.

Better theory-

And then on the first day, phytoplankton said: Let there be light. And there was light.

Justin Carmack, True Nomads 

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Justin Carmack

Justin Carmack

Wanderer and diver at True Nomads
I've been on the road for 5.5 years now, visiting 80 countries, 6 continents and endless adventures. Divemaster and SCUBA addict. Travel junkie. World roamer.
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