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Glow in the dark: Bioluminescent beaches from around the world

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 21: Bioluminescent algae Noctiluca Scintillans on the Matsu island

Considered one of nature’s best gifts to man, bioluminescent beaches will leave you spellbound. This natural phenomenon of glowing is caused by light-emitting organisms called phytoplankton — a key part of oceans, seas and freshwater basin ecosystems. Here’s a look at some of the amazing glow-in-the-dark seafronts from around the world.

(Pictured) Matsu Islands, Taiwan.

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