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Breesha Jenkins

Sir David Attenborough sends message to Isle of Man children

Sir David Attenborough has sent a message to the children of the Isle of Man, telling them their efforts to reduce plastic use will make a big difference to the planet.

Sartfell Restorative Rural Retreat

The Biosphere-inspired rural retreat that has won architecture plaudits

A rural retreat inspired by the Isle of Man’s UNESCO Biosphere status is shortlisted for a UK national architecture award.


From pantry to patio - the local company reusing our glass

From the pantry to the patio. Dave Roberts, Development Manager for Energy Policy with DEFA, writes about a local company's initiative to use crushed glass on the ground.

Manx Telecom Parish Walk

Parish Walk steps up efforts to reduce plastic

Organisers of one of the Island’s biggest sporting events, the Manx Telecom Parish Walk, are again stepping up efforts to reduce plastics waste.

Adrian Cowin

Adrian Cowin's #MyBiosphere

In a regular feature in Manx Life, published by Mannin Media, authors from different walks of life offer a personal perspective on #MyBiosphere. This month, Adrian Cowin writes.

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.

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