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World’s Greatest Islands 6x52

The six episodes of World’s Greatest Islands celebrate the uniqueness of islands in all their isolated glory, looking at how they are formed, and what makes life in each place so extraordinary. Join us as we uncover the history and exquisite beauty of the greatest islands in the world: the Galapagos, Hawaii, Norfolk Island and Lord Howe, Sicily and the Aeolian Islands, the Maldives, Torres Strait, Tanna, Greenland, Komodo and more.

Episode 1: Archipelagos
Explore the histories, cultures, and unique ways of life on the World’s Greatest Archipelagos.

Episode 2: Treks
Take a privileged glimpse into the secret lives of the rare and exotic species that inhabit these lost worlds.

Episode 3: Volcanic Islands
Volcanic elements give rise to cultures and nations on these beautiful islands.

Episode 4: Island Nations
Though many island nations are small in stature, they have punched well above their weight on the global stage.

Episode 5: Nearshore Islands
Some of the world’s greatest islands are so close that they blend in with the mainland.

Episode 6: Coral Islands
Explore the delicate balance between exploiting and preserving these extraordinary natural wonders.

Discover the World’s Greatest series here.