visualizing species diversity in coral reefs

an unconventional way to approach info vis, but I think it's so great-- speaks volumes on the power of design to make two unrelated things complement and emphasize each other. also, a super effective (because of its subtlety) approach to environmental awareness/ advocacy!

http://www.theverge.com/2016/3/3/11155154/smithsonian-museum-exhibit-fish-biocube-nature