El Niño phenomena is causing less rainfall in different areas including the Jellyfish lake in Palau. Because of the lack of rain, the lagoon becomes saltier driving both plankton and the jellyfish away.
Beach trips are the top vacation choice of many. With the fast-phased life today, it is but fitting to indulge in luxurious swim trips every now and then.
Coral reefs have been the subject of much research given the ongoing threats they are dealing with related to climate change. Ocean acidification, for one, is wreaking havoc on these delicate ecosystems, but a remarkable new study says that coral reefs in Palau may be able to defy the odds.