By Richard MacNee
We think the best things come in threes. So it made sense for three organisations all interested in removing plastic from our Island to get together for an initiative during September.
Judging has taken place in the first UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man Awards.
UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man will join Beach Buddies on 19th October at an event to mark a major milestone in the charity’s growth.
A fungus not recorded on the Isle of Man since 1976 was logged at a weekend devoted to fungi.
In a series of articles in Manx Life magazine, produced by Mannin Media, authors from different walks of Manx society write about what makes the Isle of Man special to them. The September 2018 article is penned by Sarah Kelly, Chairman of the Manx Music Festival.
The woodlands above Ramsey have been a playground for generations of local children.
In a series of articles 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 August 2018 article is penned by President of the Chamber of Commerce Chris Allen.
Marine scientist Rowan Henthorn took part in the eXXpedition, an all-female journey across the north Pacific to inspect and sample plastics pollution. She was an ambassador for UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man. She writes about what she experienced:
While we enjoy these long summer days it is difficult to think about the cold winter evenings that lie ahead. It is possible to continue enjoying this warmth inside your home over the winter, at an affordable price, if you undertake home improvements that will improve the energy efficiency in your home and reduce your energy bills.
The Island hosted a swift and urban biodiversity expert in July, supported by the Manx Ornithological Society and the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture.