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Manx Gas at tree planting

Tree planting tonic for businesses and charity

Connecting people with nature was the aim of an event jointly organised by a UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man Partner and a long-established charity.

NBN Atlas Isle of Man reaches one million wildlife records

The National Biodiversity Network (NBN) Atlas Isle of Man reached a milestone this month, with its one millionth wildlife record released online.

Ivor Ramsden MBE

#My Biosphere by Ivor Ramsden MBE

Ivor Ramsden MBE, Director of the Manx Aviation and Military Museum, is February's guest author in the #MyBiosphere series of articles in Business 365, published by Mannin Media.

PlasticBusters

PlasticBusters on patrol

Litter has a new enemy in the form of PlasticBusters, which began patrols this year. Founder Jaime Amoedo describes how a charity walk of the Island alerted him to discarded rubbish and prompted him to set up the group.

Dave Roberts EV experience

Turning over a (nearly) new Leaf

Simple to charge, better for the environment, a calmer drive - and it goes up hills! Dave Roberts, a member of Government's Active Travel Group, writes about his first electric vehicle.

Mannin Quilters' Biosphere Wall-hangings

Mannin Quilters' Biosphere Wall-hangings go on display

Wall hangings that celebrate UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man have gone on show.

Lesser horsehoe bat by Gareth Jones

New bat species for Isle of Man

The Manx Bat Group has for the first time officially recorded the presence of Lesser Horseshoe Bats in the Isle of Man.

Balla Bird Box poster

Making school life more sustainable

The winter term of 2019 /20 has seen Ballakermeen High School’s 1700 students becoming even more determined than ever to take action around improving our environment. The Student Council explains more.

Parks Service reuses rainwater to irrigate parks and gardens

Douglas Council grows Biosphere commitment with parks innovations

Douglas Council is growing its commitment to UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man with innovative efforts from its Parks Service.

IOMFSA visit waste recycling centre

IOMFSA colleagues make positive contribution to environment

Colleagues in the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority (IOMFSA) are making a positive contribution to the environment.