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Ken Harding

Saturday Stroll with Ken Harding

When time permits, what is your favourite Saturday Stroll? This week, Ken Harding, of the Manx Footpaths Conservation Group, shares his.

Langness Marine Nature Reserve

#MarineMondays: Langness

Explore the Isle of Man Biosphere's 10 Marine Nature Reserves on #MarineMondays. This week, Dr Peter Duncan, Senior Marine Environment Officer for the Isle of Man Government, slows things down to a snail's pace as he tells us about Langness.

Glen Maye

Saturday Stroll with Geoffrey Boot MHK

When time permits, what is your favourite Saturday Stroll? This week, Geoffrey Boot MHK, Minister for Environment, Food and Agriculture, and his wife Suzie, share theirs.

Jennifer Houghton

Jennifer Houghton's #MyBiosphere

Jennifer Houghton is July's guest author in the #MyBiosphere series that features in Business 365 magazine, published by Mannin Media.

Dr Peter Duncan with a Bay-ny-Carrickey lobster

#MarineMondays: Baie-ny-Carrickey

Explore the Isle of Man Biosphere's 10 Marine Nature Reserves on #MarineMondays. This week, Dr Peter Duncan, Senior Marine Environment Officer for the Isle of Man Government, takes us to a reserve with a 300 million year history.

Education trailer

Education trailer shortlisted for waste award

An education trailer operated by the Western Civic Amenity Site has been shortlisted for a national waste award.

Beach Buddies

Value of UNESCO status highlighted in report

The environmental, cultural and financial value of UNESCO designations is highlighted in a report published today.

Katie Garrett

Student Katie makes marine plastics documentary

Katie Garrett, of Onchan, has made a powerful documentary about marine plastic pollution for her final-year project at Leeds Beckett University. Watch her video interview.

The Mill Pond at Milntown

New features at Biosphere Partner Milntown

The historic house and gardens at Biosphere Partner Milntown may have been closed because of Covid-19 but, behind the scenes, there has been plenty of activity. Adam Quayle, garden and facilities manager, tells us the changes we'll see.

Hoop by Frauke Watson

Frauke creates art from foraged materials

Fervent upcycler Frauke Watson forages for other people’s waste and turns it into unique and quirky works of art. She tells us about how she has converted her hobby it into a career.

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