Images reveal the stunning pink beaches around the world

Posted In Coastal Care Junior, Inform
Oct
17

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Photograph: © SAF – Coastal Care

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There are a few destinations around the world where the beaches actually have a subtle shade of pink.

The phenomenon is not caused by pollution or a trick of the light but rather, a micro-organism known as foraminifera…

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