The Isle of Man is a special place for people and for nature. We’re proud to have been awarded UNESCO status as a 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
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’.
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.