New series. In 1978, the Galapagos Islands were designated a Unesco World Heritage site, signifying their importance to the world. Forty years on, biologist, broadcaster and conservationist Monty Halls returns to his 'favourite place on Earth' to investigate the wonders and challenges that both define and threaten this jewel of nature. Monty is accompanied by a unique research team - his wife Tam and daughters Isla and Molly, who for three months will experience this way of life. Narrated by Zoe Wanamaker.