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Christa McCartney

Christa has chapter in Global Goals encyclopaedia

University College Isle of Man lecturer Dr Christa McCartney has a chapter included in a new encyclopaedia about the UN Sustainable Development Goals. She explains more.

Angie Aire MBE

#MyBiosphere by Angie Aire MBE

Angie Aire MBE, of Breast Cancer Now, is March's guest author in the #MyBiosphere series of articles in Business 365, published by Mannin Media.


The students selling an affordable alternative to plastic wrapping

Five friends are selling WaxyWraps, a low-cost alternative to traditional plastic food packaging as they compete in Junior Achievement Isle of Man's Company Challenge. They tell us what motivates them.

News nature reserve

Support sought for new nature reserve that will be a haven for birdlife

Support is sought for a new haven for birdlife being created on former quarry land at the Point of Ayre. Neil Morris, Managing Director of Manx BirdLife, updates us on the charity's plans and the 'once in a generation' opportunity to get involved.

Art in Nature

Exhibition features art inspired by Isle of Man wildlife and landscape

The ‘Art of Nature’, an exhibition featuring artworks inspired by the Isle of Man’s wildlife and landscapes, opens at the House of Manannan, Peel, on 14th March 2020 and will run over the summer months.

Nikole Cervantes

Business and Biosphere the subject of study

Nikole Cervantes, a Masters student at University College Isle of Man, is carrying out a 10-month research project on how businesses connect with our Biosphere and the benefits that brings. 

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 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.