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Dr Andrew Foxon

Dr Andrew Foxon's #MyBiosphere

In a new series of article in Manx Life magazine, produced by Mannin Media, authors from different walks of Manx life write about what makes the Isle of Man special to them. The May 2018 article is penned by Dr Andrew Foxon.

Mike Radcliffe Photography

Seal of approval for Isle of Man

A photo of a ‘hungover seal’ has proved a big hit on social media and earned valuable publicity for UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man in the UK media.

Victoria Road School

Chief Minister praises schools’ work with UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man

Chief Minister Howard Quayle MHK is praising young people’s significant contribution to the Island’s future.

Manor Park Primary School

School lights the way for Earth Hour

An Isle of Man school is marking Earth Hour (24th March) in a unique way – by turning used plastic milk cartons into lanterns.

Ashley Hill Primary

Primary pupils' plastics pledge

An Isle of Man primary school has plastics in its sights as it strives do its bit for the planet.

Victoria Road Primary

Primary pupils explore perils of plastic

The perils posed by plastics are being explored by pupils at Victoria Road Primary School.

The Buchan beekeepers

The Buchan buzzing for summer

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.

Nollick Ghennal as Blein Vie Noa -  Manx

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Manx Language also celebrates Christmas and New Year - but Manx has different words - it's a Gaelic Language!

2018 Year of our Island logo

2018 Year of Our Island - special place to live and work

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.

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UBIOM Champion sought

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.