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Latest News

Manx cottages by Faye Christian

Potter inspired by land and sea

Faye Christian tells our Biosphere’s story through her ceramics. A farmer as well as a potter, Faye describes how the land and sea inspire her and how her miniature Manx cottages are captivating the public.

Hen harrier by grayimages.co.uk

Autumn marks a return to hen harrier roost counts

The Isle of Man has the highest density of roosting hen harriers in the British Isles. Louise Samson, Biodiversity Officer with DEFA, outlines the vital role volunteers play in monitoring these beautiful birds of prey.

Energy vlog

Video series documents changing thinking about energy

Dr Henry Uniacke and Vivian and Sarah Mercer are collaborating on Ecoblog Isle of Man, a video series charting the climate challenge and the changing face of energy production and consumption. Dr Uniacke writes:

Latest Events

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.

09 May 2018

UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man in a Changing World

What does it mean to be a small Island Biosphere Reserve in the context of climate change, environmental degradation and a world in flux?