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Kate Summerville

Artist Kate is inspired by the sea

Isle of Man artist Kate Summerville describes how the sea that makes up nine tenths of our Biosphere, and its colourful inhabitants, inspire her work.

A bat high in a building's recess

Bats emerge as spring warms up

Look up while out and about and you may just see the fantastic sight of a bat in flight as they emerge this spring. Lydia Riddell, Biodiversity Project Officer at the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture, tells us more about these beguiling creatures.

Students benefit from time with conservation charity

A conservation charity is providing an educational opportunity for students.

Ballaugh Forest

Biosphere holidays announced by Island travel firm

An Isle of Man travel firm is marking its Partnership with UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man by launching unique Biosphere holidays.

The Plant It Forward logo

Company marks Covid lockdown with Plant It Forward campaign

Isle of Man marketing and PR company Ashgrove Marketing has joined forces with the Isle of Man Woodland Trust to launch Plant It Forward, a campaign to plant more trees for the Island’s future generations.

KWC's finalists

Students reach final of global innovation contest

King William's College has reached the final of a global innovation competition by tackling ocean plastics.

Egg carton germination

Grow your own way and reap the benefits

You can grow your own way and reap all sorts of benefits, writes Breeshey Kermode, Project Assistant with UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man.

Andrew Cooper of the Manx NFU

How farmers are proving part of the solution in striving for a carbon neutral Isle of Man

Andrew Cooper, General Secretary of the Manx NFU, writes about how the farming industry is conducting an innovative audit of its carbon output, providing a key contribution to the Isle of Man's climate change targets.

PlasticBusters and Beach Buddies

Litter-picking groups join forces to stem the tide, piloting a new app

Two of the Island's best known litter-picking groups joined forces just before lockdown to stem the tide of rubbish washed ashore as a result of winter weather, piloting a new app.

Tanya Anderson

Make the most of your backyard biosphere, says author

Tanya Anderson writes and broadcasts about green living. She has a new book coming out in April encouraging people to make the most of their 'backyard biosphere' and she tells us about it.

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