UNESCO Biosphere Awards 2022

The UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man Awards recognise organisations and individuals working for a more sustainable Isle of Man.
The UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man Awards recognise organisations and individuals working for a more sustainable Isle of Man.
  • Our awards

    The UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man Awards celebrate individuals and organisations' contributions to a sustainable future. You can enter in five categories quickly and easily online. The closing date for entry is 12th August 2022.

  • Economy

    Economy: please enter projects and initiatives that have contributed to our UNESCO Biosphere’s economy in a sustainable way

  • Education

    Education: please enter projects and initiatives that educate and inform people about sustainable living in our UNESCO Biosphere

  • Energy

    Energy: please enter projects that promote greener energy usage and energy saving, in line with our UNESCO Biosphere’s climate change commitment

  • Enjoyment/engagement

    Enjoyment/Engagement: please enter projects and initiatives that contribute to enjoying and getting involved with our UNESCO Biosphere

  • Environment

    Environment: please enter project and initiatives that conserve and enhance the natural and built environment of our UNESCO Biosphere.

  • Watch our video

    In this video, our 2021 award winners Capital International, Manx Wildlife Trust, The Children's Centre, Lovely Greens and PlasticBusters speak about what winning meant to them and encourage you to enter the 2022 awards.

  • How to enter

    Enter online here (preferred) or print off an entry form and post it to: UNESCO Biosphere Awards 2022, DEFA, Thie Slieau Whallian, Foxdale Road, St John's, IM4 3AS.

    UNESCO Biosphere awards 2022 application

  • Awards 2021

    Watch a brief video of our 2021 awards ceremony, held on 4th October, 2021, at the Manx Museum.

GET INVOLVED

If you love the Isle of Man and want to help keep it special, there are a variety of ways to get involved in UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man projects. Here are a few suggestions.

Please help us spread the word about Biosphere Isle of Man!