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This Debt Relief Program From Leonardo DiCaprio Protects Ocean Life In The Seychelles

By Aimee Lutkin

The Seychelles is an island nation off the coast of Africa that is known for being one of the most beautiful places in the world. Despite the distance from shore, it's a popular location for tourists.

There is also a wide variety of ocean life, as the whole nation is made up of interconnecting coral and granite islands. Under water is an enormous coral reef that shelters wildlife. But the amount of tourism that is a boon for the economy is a danger to the very marine life people travel to the Seychelles to see. There is also a big fishing industry, and debates over where they should be allowed to do their business has been intense.