Biosphere Regions

‘Biosphere’ is the scientific name for the living surface of our planet, encompassing the land, the sea and the air we breathe.

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     Save the Dates: Po Delta Biosphere Reserve, Italy. 18‐23 September 2017

    Young adults are invited to apply to represent the Isle of Man at a major global youth forum discussing sustainability.
    The event, being held in Italy from 18th-23rd September, will bring together 18 to 35-year olds from UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere (MAB) regions.
    The Island was admitted to the MAB world network of Biosphere regions last year, in recognition that it is ‘a special place for people and nature’.

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  • Events
    Simon Reeve, (c) Craig Hastings

    Last year the Isle of Man was awarded UNESCO Biosphere status. What does this mean for the Island? Can new business sprout from this remarkable achievement? What must we continue to do moving forward?

    Simon Reeve will discuss topics such as the value of the great outdoors, conservation, responsible tourism, and more. Simon will share inspirational tales of his travels in an informal interview at the Conference.

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