The planet is, in its own way, an island, and each island is a planet.
Orkney has a rich archaeological heritage, but it's eroding into the sea.
Frozen in time, the island of Lamu in Kenya, was once the most important trade centre in East Africa.
During the winter, islanders must cope with extreme weekly floods.
For more than two centuries, the island of Fernando de Noronha was used as a prison due to its isolated location.
This small and remote isle has played host to buccaneers, explorers, shipwrecks and one very famous whale.
The island where fans of the hit show Game of Thrones flock to.
Five hundred people live in 115 houses on an area the size of a soccer field
‘It sounds like stepping back into the 1750s’
A fight to keep a language alive.