The Isle of Man is a special place for people and for nature. We’re proud to be the only entire nation UNESCO Biosphere.find out more
Our Biosphere Awards 2020 will be launched in May. The 2019 awards winners are Stewart Clague Services (Economic Sustainability), AFD Group (Environment), Manx Hedgehog Conservation Society (Education/Public Awareness) and James Vickers Building Consultancy Ltd (Energy)Find out more
We have created a Poetry Map of our Biosphere, with Culture Vannin and The Manx Bard, for everyone to exploreFIND OUT MORE
Sign your premises up to Refill Isle of Man, offer free cold tap water refills to people who are on the move and help reduce plastic use and pollution in the Isle of Man.Click here to Register
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
Mannin Quilters have celebrated the Isle of Man's UNESCO Biosphere status by skillfully creating wall-hangings depicting life in the Island's six sheadings.See what’s new