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UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man Awards

Entries invited for UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man Awards

Entries are invited for the second UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man Awards, with categories for Energy, Economic Sustainability, Environment and Education/public awareness.

Manx Bat Search

Take part in Bat Search 2019

Kevin Wells, Chairman, explains the work of the Manx Bat Group and calls on people to get involved in a new citizen science project that will aid understanding of the important mammal.

Leaflets

New spotter sheets for Marine Nature Reserves

What is under and around our sea and why is it important that we look after it?

Russell Collister

Russell Collister's #MyBiosphere

The Isle of Man is the only entire country to boast UNESCO Biosphere status, reflecting it is a special place for people and nature. In our regular feature, authors from different walks of Manx life offer a personal perspective on #MyBiosphere. This month, Russell Collister writes:

Bee at Garey ny Cloie St John's

Busy bees: How local beekeepers share their skills and expertise

May 20th was World Bee Day. Johnny Kipps, of the Isle of Man Beekeepers' Federation, tells how local beekeepers are sharing their skills and expertise, locally and globally.

Breesha Jenkins

Sir David Attenborough sends message to Isle of Man children

Sir David Attenborough has sent a message to the children of the Isle of Man, telling them their efforts to reduce plastic use will make a big difference to the planet.

Sartfell Restorative Rural Retreat

The Biosphere-inspired rural retreat that has won architecture plaudits

A rural retreat inspired by the Isle of Man’s UNESCO Biosphere status is shortlisted for a UK national architecture award.

Ecosand

From pantry to patio - the local company reusing our glass

From the pantry to the patio. Dave Roberts, Development Manager for Energy Policy with DEFA, writes about a local company's initiative to use crushed glass on the ground.

Manx Telecom Parish Walk

Parish Walk steps up efforts to reduce plastic

Organisers of one of the Island’s biggest sporting events, the Manx Telecom Parish Walk, are again stepping up efforts to reduce plastics waste.

Adrian Cowin

Adrian Cowin's #MyBiosphere

The Isle of Man is the only entire country to boast UNESCO Biosphere status, reflecting it is a special place for people and nature. In our regular feature, authors from different walks of Manx life offer a personal perspective on #MyBiosphere. This month, Adrian Cowin writes:

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