In a regular feature in Manx Life, published by Mannin Media, authors from different walks of Manx life offer a personal perspective on #MyBiosphere. This month, Su Simpson writes.
The Isle of Man's maritime climate, geology, farming practices and soil types has resulted in a diverse distribution of wildflowers and there's a chance to explore them on walks this August and September.
A community recycling initiative led by the UNESCO Biosphere award winner the Western Civic Amenity Site has gathered in 10 tonnes of material in its first year.
Why should businesses care about the UN Sustainable Development Goals? Find out at a free event in September 2019.
Supporting and promoting our cultural heritage is a key pledge principle for Biosphere Isle of Man. Archaeological excavations just south of Kirk Michael have made some wonderful discoveries which will provide plenty of opportunities to help fulfil that pledge in the coming years. Allison Fox, Curator at Manx National Heritage, writes:
Ranald Caldwell chairs the Visit Agency, which oversees the work of Visit Isle of Man. He shares his views on what our Biosphere status means for visitors, the potential for more ecotourism - and why he cherishes life in the Isle of Man.
Biodiversity Wardens David Wright and Glen Geeves provide an insight into their work at the Ayres National Nature Reserve in late summer.
An Isle of Man Government priority is to increase the number of people using more active forms of travel on a regular basis. Dave Roberts, of the Active Travel Officer Group, explains more.
In a regular feature in Manx Life, published by Mannin Media, authors from different walks of life offer a personal perspective on #MyBiosphere. This month, Annie Kissack writes.
Meet the Balsam Bashers. Roger Bankes-Jones writes about the work of community group Friends of the Neb, which is working to eradicate damaging plants from a river basin.