New Caledonia's new marine park: Where biodiversity is off the charts

By Ian Lloyd Neubauer, for CNNPublished 3rd July 2014
Offshore, the swell hits the outer reef to produce thick and hollow waves.
Offshore, the swell hits the outer reef to produce thick and hollow waves.
Courtesy Gill Chabaud
Nokanhui islet, Isle of Pines, New Caledonia.
Nokanhui islet, Isle of Pines, New Caledonia.
Martial Dosdane/NCTPS
New Caledonia's rich coral creates habitat for an extraordinary number of marine species.
New Caledonia's rich coral creates habitat for an extraordinary number of marine species.
New Caledonia Pierre LabouteNCTP/