Mauritius is in the top ten best photos taken by the famous French photographer and environmentalist, Yann Arthus Bertrand. The lagoon of Le Morne in the southwest of the island, is quoted in this list present on the website “Journée mondiale de l'océan.”

The beauty of the oceans was honored on the occasion of World Oceans Day, celebrated on June 8. To mark the event, Yann Arthus Bertrand presented ten illustrations, highlighting the splendor of these large bodies of water which represent 71% of the surface of the Earth.