The Isle of Man is a special place for people and for nature. We’re proud to have been awarded UNESCO status as a UNESCO world biosphere region – the first entire Island Nation to gain this prestigious accolade by the UNESCO Man and the Biosphere programme.find out more
In a nutshell, UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man is all about keeping the Isle of Man a special place to live, work and visit.
The short answer is because this exciting project gives us lots of opportunities to make our Island even more special – and tell the world about it.
Biosphere Isle of Man won’t stop anyone doing anything – it’s about celebrating our amazing landscapes, heritage and unique way of life.
To get the 10-minute low-down on UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man, click here, put your feet up and feast your eyes on this inspiring little film.
The Isle of Man combines stunning landscapes, an exceptional quality of life, a rich heritage and culture, and a strong sense of community.
‘Biosphere’ is the scientific name for the living surface of our planet, encompassing the land, the sea and the air we breathe.find out more
The Island's Biosphere status plays an important role in enhancing its tourism offering.
As part of Visit Isle of Man’s commitment to Biosphere, it will welcome UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man to its northern drop-in and networking session on the 21st November from 2pm to 7pm, at Brightlife, Andreas.
In the morning, (10.30am) children will make bird feeders and use up waste plastic in creative ways for wildlife. In the afternoon (1.30pm), adults will learn to ditch plastic by making beeswax wraps, microplastic-free cosmetics and air fresheners.See what’s new