More than 2,000 people live on Rennell Island and rely on the coral for food.
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A rare and unusual lizard has been bred at Paignton Zoo for the first time.
The Solomon Islands skink is one of the few reptiles known to live in a social group.
It also gives birth rather than lays eggs - another unusual trait.
Keeper Dr Katy Upton said it is a "great achievement".
The Solomon Islands skink is also known by a number of other names including:
- The prehensile-tailed skink
- The monkey-tailed skink
- The giant skink
- The zebra skink
The Solomon Islands want to grow their economy, and they see tourism as a key.