Cocos Island – Serengeti of the Ocean

The incredible underwater world of Cocos Island in Costa Rica is showcased in a new full-color article by Executive Director Todd Steiner in the new issue of Earth Island Journal.

“There are few other places in our world’s oceans that equal the sheer variety and number of marine species found near Cocos Island. It is like an underwater Serengeti. Cocos’ abundant marine wildlife has made the region a magnet for scientists and scuba enthusiasts, who often rank the waters as one of the top ten diving spots on the planet. Now marine biologists and divers are teaming up to understand the unique characteristics of the region — and to protect its underwater inhabitants.”

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