Islands of Wonder


Journey to three of the most exotic, mysterious and remote islands on the planet: Madagascar, Borneo and Hawaii. Isolated from the rest of the world, they harbor remarkable wildlife and pioneering human communities found nowhere else on Earth. The islands also serve as a vital gauge for the planet’s health.


Wednesdays, September 16 through September 30, at 8pm on CET

Episode 1: Madagascar
Wednesday, September 16, at 8pm on CET
The oldest island on Earth, Madagascar has been isolated longer than any other place in the world. Life here has had time to evolve in unusual ways, resulting in more unique wildlife than possibly any other island on the planet.

Episode 2: Borneo
Wednesday, September 23, at 8pm on CET
Borneo, the third largest island on Earth, may seem like a paradise but its harsh landscape proves a struggle to survive. These challenges allow the island to host a greater diversity of life than almost any other island.

Episode 3: Hawaii
Wednesday, September 30, at 8pm on CET
Hawaii, the most remote island chain on Earth, offers sanctuary for wildlife that has reached its tropical shores. From humpback whales to waterfall-climbing fish, it is home to an extraordinary wealth of wildlife.