A Desert Island (1981)

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This is an edited version of the 1973 documentary made for THE SCIENTISTS series. Fifty years ago, the copra farmers deserted the Egmont Islands in the Indian Ocean and the six sections of coral atoll began to return to nature. The programme follows the work of Dr.David Bellamy and his team as they measure the impact of nature's comeback in Egmont. Dr. Bellamy hopes that the islands will remain a living laboratory in the form of an international nature reserve.

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