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Latest News

West Coast Marine Nature Reserve

#MarineMondays: West Coast part one

Explore the Isle of Man's 10 Marine Nature Reserves (MNRs) on #MarineMondays. As we continue our anticlockwise journey around the island, this week we’re not moving very far into the West Coast MNR, partly because there’s so much going on around the Point of Ayre, particularly in relation to its seabirds. Dr Peter Duncan, Senior Marine Environment Officer, writes.

Research Festival

Second Festival of Research tackles topic of sustainability

University College Isle of Man's second Festival of Research will have the theme of sustainability. Higher Education Manager Gail Corrin, the event's organiser, writes.

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Facebook group connects Biosphere business partners

A facebook group launched this week will enable UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man's business partners to exchange ideas and support each other on their journey to becoming sustainable.

Latest Events

03 February 2020

Mannin Quilters Biosphere Wall-Hangings Exhibition

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.

12 June 2019

Inaugural UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man Lecture

Professor Peter Bridgewater delivers the inaugural UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man Lecture, sponsored by Zurich International.

12 May 2018

Wave Goodbye to Plastics craft workshops

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.