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Professor Peter Bridgewater

Biosphere founding father returns to deliver inaugural lecture

A celebrated conservationist will deliver the inaugural UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man Lecture.

Stacey Astill

Help create Isle of Man Poetry Map

Capture your Isle of Man in poetry. That is the invitation from UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man, Culture Vannin and The Manx Bard.

Bright Futures

Primary pupils study Global Goals at conference

Primary school pupils delved deep into the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals at an event at Legislative Buildings last Friday (26th April 2019).

Dave Quirk

How our 'geosphere' could power us to a more sustainable future

Dr Dave Quirk on how new Biosphere Partner the Manx Geological Survey is playing a part in the Isle of Man's transition to a more sustainable future.

Refill Isle of Man

100th Refill Station signed up

The Isle of Man now has 100 Refill Stations, offering free tap water to those out exercising, shopping and sightseeing.

By Ian Andrews

Year of the Fly

Much maligned but important for ecosystems. In this Year of the Fly, local dipterist Steve Crellin writes about some of the species emerging now.

Janet Lees

Life through the lens of local photographer and poet Janet Lees

Ahead of the publication of her first book in May 2019, we speak with acclaimed local artist, writer and workshop facilitator Janet Lees.

Centre for WWI Internment

The Centre for World War One Internment opens

After six years' work, the Centre for World War One Internment (Knockaloe Visitor Centre) and Internee Database, collating and detailing information on the experience of enemy aliens interned in the British Isles, is set to open. Alison Jones, a Trustee of the charity behind the project, tells the story so far.

Jo Pretty

Jo Pretty's #MyBiosphere

The Isle of Man is the only entire country to boast UNESCO Biosphere status, reflecting it is a special place for people and nature. In our regular feature, authors from different walks of Manx life offer a personal perspective on #MyBiosphere. This month, Jo Pretty writes.


Isle of Man plays significant role at international Biosphere conference

The Isle of Man played a significant role in a UNESCO Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB) EuroMAB conference in Dublin last week.

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