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Laxey School

Laxey Primary School pupils make a difference to their environment

Pupils from Laxey Primary School are influencing positive change - in their village and beyond. Teacher Bronwyn Ward explains more.

The Ayres

Restoration creates important bird habitat

A former quarry in a Biosphere core area is providing an important habitat for breeding birds following its sensitive restoration. Dave Roberts, DEFA's Development Manager for Energy Policy, explains more.

Manx Shearwater by Richard Cope

Sixty years of birding at the Calf of Man observatory

Shaun Murphy, Property Manager at Manx National Heritage, writes about the importance of the Calf of Man bird observatory, which is 60 year old this year, and some of the many 'firsts' it has recorded.


Biosphere takes part in Destinations at Olympia

UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man was represented at one of the British Isles' leading travel shows.


Sponsorship opportunities for Manx celebration at festival

The best of Manx culture, food, drink, art and culture will be showcased at a major festival in France this summer. And sponsors can get involved.

Beach walk

Telling visitors about our Biosphere

We in the Island know what a special place it is – but we must tell visitors and potential visitors, too.

Buoy Port Erin

The Irish Sea Centre: a new organisation at the heart of the Irish Sea ecosystem

The Irish Sea, with its surrounding coastal lands and river basins, islands and islets, is a semi-enclosed marine ecosystem, connected to the wider Celtic Seas and the North Atlantic.

Villa Marina

Villa Marina swaps throwaway plastic glasses for reusable versions

The Villa Marina is replacing single-use plastic glasses with more durable, reusable versions.

David Wright

New Biodiversity Warden David Wright talks about his role

David Wright joined the Ecosystem Policy Team in December as the Biodiversity Warden. David’s main responsibility is the Ayres National Nature Reserve (NNR), but he will also be working on Wildlife Act enforcement and ecological surveys and assessments across the Isle of Man.


Biosphere Partner celebrates landmark anniversary by helping community

Biosphere Partner Stewart Clague Services (SCS) is celebrating 50 years in business by raising £50,000 for local good causes.