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Mountain View Innovation Centre

Biosphere award winner shares expertise in renewable technology

AFD Group, which operates the Mountain View Innovation Centre on the former Island Studios site, in Lezayre, and won the 2019 UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man Award for Environment, has further invested in renewable technologies and will share its expertise at an event this month.

Noa Bakehouse

Bakery owners wax lyrical about sustainable packaging move

UNESCO Biosphere Partner Noa Bakehouse – a baker, coffee roaster, and café – has been reviving artisanal traditions of bread-making since 2013, and has been investing in green practices since its inception, write owners Miles and Pippa Pettit.

GRIN

Children's gardening initiative grows friendships and knowledge

A community children's gardening initiative is also growing friendships and knowledge. Its co-ordinator, Jane Glover, tells us all about it.

By Peter Christian

Events celebrate bats

The Manx Bat Group is leading a series of walks to help celebrate bats and inform the public about these fascinating mammals, the group's recorder, Nick Pinder, writes.

Geoff Karran

Geoff Karran's #MyBiosphere

Geoff Karran MBE TH is August's guest author in the #MyBiosphere series that features in Business 365 magazine, published by Mannin Media.

Ramsey Bay Marine Nature Reserve

#MarineMondays: Ramsey Bay part two

Explore the Isle of Man's 10 Marine Nature Reserves (MNRs) on #MarineMondays. This week, in part two of a three-part article, Dr Peter Duncan, Senior Marine Environment Officer for the Isle of Man Government, describes the importance of Ramsey Bay's habitats in the work against climate change.

James Franklin

Saturday Stroll with James Franklin

What is your favourite Saturday Stroll? This week, James Franklin, Online and Educational Resources Officer for Culture Vannin, takes us on a tour of round mounds, sea beasts and Holy wells as we visit Peel Hill.

Ramsey Bay Marine Nature Reserve

#MarineMondays: Ramsey Bay

Explore the Isle of Man's 10 Marine Nature Reserves (MNRs) on #MarineMondays. This week, in part one of a three-part article, Dr Peter Duncan, Senior Marine Environment Officer for the Isle of Man Government, describes some of the vital species and habitats that come under protection in Ramsey Bay.

Daphne Caine MHK

Saturday Stroll with Daphne Caine MHK

What is your favourite Saturday Stroll? This week, Daphne Caine MHK introduces us to the delights of Maughold.

Saturday Stroll with Neil Morris

What is your favourite Saturday Stroll? This week, we explore the south coast with Neil Morris, Managing Director of Manx BirdLife.

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