The beautiful and isolated Solomon Islands were the scene for a bloody battle between the Japanese and the allied forces during 1942. Many lives were lost and the islands and surrounding seas are still covered in the debris of war.
In the south Pacific Ocean there is a tiny island, it is home to a species of venomous sea snake. While this snake lays its eggs on land it seems that nobody has ever been bitten. If you enter the ocean of Nuie you will be swimming with snakes.
The Grey Nurse shark looks like a man eater, but appearances can be deceptive. Sadly this species was widely hunted in the 60s and also often caught up in the shark mesh program along the NSW coast depleting the population to dangerous levels.