Rowan Henthorn, a marine scientist from the Isle of Man, is taking part in the eXXpedition and joining an all-female crew crossing the North Pacific Gyre to study the effect plastics are having on marine life.
The Isle of Man Wind Orchestra (IoMWO) is celebrating its 20th anniversary in style on the 3rd of July with a gala concert at St Ninian's Church in Douglas. The concert will feature the world premiere of a new composition which is inspired by the Isle of Man.
Children of Years 5 & 6 from St Johns School joined forces with Bill Dale from Beach Buddies on a community litter pick around St John's village and a beach clean at Balleira Beach, Kirk Michael. The children know all about the dangers of plastics in the environment so were keen to take part.
As Year of Our Island prepares to celebrate Seas and Shores month, Dr Peter Duncan, Senior Marine Conservation Officer at DEFA, writes:
The Manx Wildlife Trust's Marketing and Membership Manager, Graham Makepeace-Warne, writes about the 30 Days Wild initiative for June.
Bill Dale BEM, founder of Beach Buddies, a Partner of UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man, writes for the May newsletter.
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.
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.
Chief Minister Howard Quayle MHK is praising young people’s significant contribution to the Island’s future.
An Isle of Man school is marking Earth Hour (24th March) in a unique way – by turning used plastic milk cartons into lanterns.