In the vastness of the Pacific lies the Galapagos, one of the greatest treasures of the natural world and a biological wonderland.
Liz Bonnin and a team of international experts have assembled for one of the most ambitious scientific expeditions ever attempted in the Galapagos, a magical set of islands that are often described as nature’s biggest experiment.
Evolution has proceeded at an extraordinary pace in the Galapagos. But these islands are now under threat as our climate changes faster than ever before. For six weeks, the dedicated team travelled 1000 km around the archipelago, embarking on a series of challenging missions to carry out important research that will help protect these islands and their inhabitants. From scaling down volcanic caves, to diving down 1000 metres, the team reveal fascinating insights into this beautiful archipelago. The discoveries they make will inform research for decades to come and will help unlock not just the secrets of these extraordinary islands and their unique wildlife, but our entire planet.
Utilising advanced filming techniques and cutting-edge graphics, this series provides a unique window into one of the world’s most important habitats and its remarkable wildlife, which includes the iconic giant tortoises, playful sea lions and extraordinary pink iguanas.