In this Feb. 11, 2014 photo, a Thai tourist works in the kitchen of Meta IV, a $1 million yacht offering cruises among the reefs and islands, as it stands anchored near Jar Lann Island, in Mergui ... more 
In this Feb. 11, 2014 photo, a Thai tourist works in the kitchen of Meta IV, a $1 million yacht offering cruises among the reefs and islands, as it stands anchored near Jar Lann Island, in Mergui Archipelago, Myanmar. Isolated for decades by the country’s former military regime and piracy, the Mergui archipelago is thought by scientists to harbor some of the world’s most important marine biodiversity and looms as a lodestone for those eager to experience one of Asia’s last tourism frontiers before, as many fear, it succumbs to the ravages that have befallen many of the continent’s once pristine seascapes. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Altaf Qadri
Fri, Mar 21, 2014 11:54 AM EDT