Natural Phenomena In Our World

1. Bioluminescence

Bioluminescence is the emission of light by a living organism due to a chemical reaction. We see this in creatures such as fireflies and glow worms that use it to attract food but also types of phosphorescent plankton that give off a light when disturbed. The ‘sea of stars’ in the Maldives is just one example of this as well as glow worms in the Waitomo caves of New Zealand.

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