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Stephen Corran

Capturing that perfect picture of our Biosphere

The Isle of Man is a photographers' paradise but how do we ensure we capture it in spectacular images? We speak with local photographer Stephen Corran

Visit Laxey Valley

New organisation celebrates historic village

'Seven Kingdoms in One Valley'. That is how we like to think of Laxey. Its stunning landscape starts at the summit of Snaefell and extends all the way downhill through the villages of Agneash and Laxey to the superb coastal foreshore.

Kate Bergquist

Kate Bergquist's #MyBiosphere

The Isle of Man is the only entire country to boast UNESCO Biosphere status, reflecting it is a special place for people and nature. In a year-long series of articles, authors from different walks of Manx life offer a personal perspective on #MyBiosphere. This month, Kate Bergquist writes:

Chief Minister and Professor Sudarmonowati

Island honoured to welcome UNESCO visitors

Our Biosphere was honoured to host visits by two senior global UNESCO figures this autumn.

Chris Callow

Chris Callow's #MyBiosphere

The Isle of Man is the only entire country to boast UNESCO Biosphere status, reflecting it is a special place for people and nature. In a year-long series of articles in Manx Life magazine, authors from across our Biosphere offer a personal perspective on #MyBiosphere. This month, we hear from Chris Callow:

A Manx |Alphabet

New Manx books in time for Christmas

From first letters to Christmas carols, a scutch of new books have been just released by Culture Vannin.

By Jerome Morris

Holly and ivy provide fodder for winter visitors

During the winter, the Isle of Man plays host to hundreds of migrating birds which come here to feed on the Island’s abundant food supplies.

Rowan Henthorn

Rowan joins the team

Rowan Henthorn has joined the Ecosystem Policy Team at DEFA and will spend part of her time working on strategies to reduce the use of plastics in the Island and the rest on UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man. She introduces herself:

Wishing you a happy and sustainable new year

We asked people from across our Biosphere to share their pledges for a sustainable new year.

Tree

Island's tree protection highlighted at conference

The Island’s unique approach to tree protection was highlighted at a national conference.