Bioluminescence. Photo by Nyla Singh

At least once a decade, conditions at the Ortoire River in Mayaro become perfect for a bioluminescence show. Where salt and fresh water mix, a chemical reaction from a kind of plankton causes the river to light up with “cold” blue light. The last major sightings took place over several weeks in 2014. Photo by Nyla Singh

At least once a decade, conditions at the Ortoire River in Mayaro become perfect for a bioluminescence show. Where salt and fresh water mix, a chemical reaction from a kind of plankton causes the river to light up with “cold” blue light. The last major sightings took place over several weeks in 2014. Photo by Nyla Singh

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