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A local fisherman’s boat in the waters off Ataúro Island, East Timor © UN Photo/Martine Perret

Ataúro Island: The Most Biodiverse Waters in the World

We now know that Ataúro Island, a small and relatively unknown island a short boat ride away from the East Timorese capital, Dili, has the most biodiverse waters in the world – a fact that has only just been discovered, and scientists are going crazy over it.

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