An Isle of Man school is marking Earth Hour (24th March) in a unique way – by turning used plastic milk cartons into lanterns.
An Isle of Man primary school has plastics in its sights as it strives do its bit for the planet.
The perils posed by plastics are being explored by pupils at Victoria Road Primary School.
Pupils at The Buchan School - a partner of UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man - are gearing up for the summer term with the return of the popular beekeeping club.
Manx Language also celebrates Christmas and New Year - but Manx has different words - it's a Gaelic Language!
The ‘Year of Our Island’ brings together existing and new events and activities to help more people understand what makes the Isle of Man so special and encourage people to explore more, do more, get involved more, and share more.
The Isle of Man is a special place for people and nature and 2018 is a year to celebrate our Island and our connection to it.
We invite proposals for the delivery of UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man communications and co-ordination support for a period of 18 months (with the possibility of extension), starting as soon as possible.
It has been acknowledged that now the Isle of Man has this prestigious accolade, there is great potential to develop diverse opportunities to use the UNESCO Biosphere status to raise local and international awareness of the Isle of Man as a special place to live,work and visit.
The contractor will act as UBIOM's champion and ensure that benefits associated with the Isle of Man's recognition by UNESCO are identified and delivered.
Three young adults will represent the Isle of Man with pride at the first ever UNESCO Man and the Biosphere Youth Forum.
The event, being held in Italy from 18th-23rd September, will bring together 18 to 35-year olds from UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere (MAB) regions throughout the world to discuss sustainability.
Maximising the Biosphere status will enhance the Island’s economy, environment and community, the Programme for Government emphasises.
Young adults are invited to apply to represent the Isle of Man at a major global youth forum discussing sustainability.
The event, being held in Italy from 18th-23rd September, will bring together 18 to 35-year olds from UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere (MAB) regions.
The Island was admitted to the MAB world network of Biosphere regions last year, in recognition that it is ‘a special place for people and nature’.
The Island's status as a UNESCO Biosphere Region greatly enhances its reputation as a special place to live, work and visit.
That is the message from Chief Minister Howard Quayle MHK, who today chaired the first meeting of a group that will ensure the Island gains maximum benefit from UNESCO’s recognition.