Most of the world’s oceans are in serious decline. But the corals and marine life in the waters around The Phoenix Islands are thriving. How this previously little-known, remote wilderness in the Pacific became one of the highest profile international conservation priorities.
Excerpt from "Underwater Eden: Saving the Last Coral Wilderness on Earth" by Gregory Stone. Copyright 2012 by Gregory Stone. Reprinted here by permission of University Of Chicago Press. All rights reserved.