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Lost Words

'Lost Word' book gifted to all primary school pupils

A generous gift is reacquainting primary school pupils with 'lost' nature words.

Roseanna Dale

Roseanna Dale's #MyBiosphere

In the latest in a series of articles in Manx Life, Roseanna Dale writes about why the Isle of Man is so special to her.

Rowan Henthorn

Manx marine scientist to study Pacific plastics

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.

Martin Ellerby

Wind orchestra performs world premiere of piece inspired by Island's biosphere

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.

St John's School and Beach Buddies

School wades in with Beach Buddies clean-up efforts

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.

Celebrating our Seas and Shores

As Year of Our Island prepares to celebrate Seas and Shores month, Dr Peter Duncan, Senior Marine Conservation Officer at DEFA, writes:

30 Days Wild

30 Days Wild with The Wildlife Trusts

The Manx Wildlife Trust's Marketing and Membership Manager, Graham Makepeace-Warne, writes about the 30 Days Wild initiative for June.

Ayres beach (Catharine Devine)

May newsletter update from Bill Dale BEM

Bill Dale BEM, founder of Beach Buddies, a Partner of UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man, writes for the May newsletter.

Dr Andrew Foxon

Dr Andrew Foxon's #MyBiosphere

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.

Mike Radcliffe Photography

Seal of approval for Isle of Man

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.