Ready for a little vacation? If you can't quite step away from your desk, we've got the solution. These pictures show some of the clearest waters on the planet...and some of these locations might not be too far from you.
These islands lie near India and Sri Lanka. A major tourist destination, the Maldives feature incredibly clear waters and gorgeous scenery. The government recently pledged to become carbon neutral by 2019 as a response to the threat of climate change.