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 country to gain this prestigious accolade.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.
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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 gathering allowed Biosphere Reserve managers to share experiences and build capacities for climate change adaption and working towards more sustainable development,’ Mr Longworth said.
‘We discussed climate change impacts on island and coastal regions and good practices; ecotourism and eco-education programmes; regional marketing for Biosphere Reserves and management policy.
‘I updated the gathering on the role the Island has pledged to play in tackling climate challenges via two major strategies that Tynwald approved in July.’