Love and respect for this massive reef system goes back many years (possibly with the exception of Captain James Cook, who found himself run aground on it). It has been a marine park since 1975 and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Read more
China claims almost all of the South China Sea, including reefs and islands also claimed by others.Read more
Kim Jong-un is moving ahead with the idea of building an underwater hotel that would change North Korea into a top-notch tourist destination.
The beach resort to be built at Wonsan, which is 200km from the North Korean capital Pyongyang, would cater to up to 100,000 visitors, ta report quoted by News.com.au adds.Read more
Tasi Tolu gets its name from the three fresh water lakes just inland from the beach and below the nearby foothills. During the rainy season, the lakes tend to fill to capacity and then overflow, flooding the nearby road and villages.Read more
The report, An Overview of Shark Utilization in the Coral Triangle Region, examines the catch, trade and management of sharks in waters of the six Coral Triangle countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, SolomoRead more