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Chris Allen

Chris Allen's #MyBiosphere

In a 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 August 2018 article is penned by President of the Chamber of Commerce Chris Allen.

Rowan Henthorn

'A plastic soup, thousands of miles from land.'

Marine scientist Rowan Henthorn took part in the eXXpedition, an all-female journey across the north Pacific to inspect and sample plastics pollution. She was an ambassador for UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man. She writes about what she experienced:

Money house

Isle of Man Energy Policy

While we enjoy these long summer days it is difficult to think about the cold winter evenings that lie ahead. It is possible to continue enjoying this warmth inside your home over the winter, at an affordable price, if you undertake home improvements that will improve the energy efficiency in your home and reduce your energy bills.

Swift

Swifts, urban biodiversity and development

The Island hosted a swift and urban biodiversity expert in July, supported by the Manx Ornithological Society and the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture.

Charles Price

Charles Price's #MyBiosphere

In a 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 July 2018 article is penned by long haul airline pilot Charles Price.

Bright Ideas

Entries invited for UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man Awards

Entries are invited for the first UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man Awards, with categories for Energy, Economic Sustainability, Environment and Education/public awareness.

Brading Beavers

Scouts fly the flag at Isle of Wight biosphere event

Scouts, Cubs and Beavers in the Isle of Wight will fly the Manx flag at a Biosphere-themed Mardi Gras Carnival on Saturday (30th June).

Plastics Lara used in week one of her June Challenge

Living plastics free

Lara Howe, the Marine Officer for the Manx Wildlife Trust, is attempting a single-use plastics-free June. Here is how she is getting on.

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.

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