Isle of Man News
The Isle of Man played a significant role in a UNESCO Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB) EuroMAB conference in Dublin last week.
Our Biosphere was honoured to participate in a UNESCO UK-curated event at the Science Museum in London yesterday (27th March).
Manx Wildlife Week is back this May and offers something for everyone. Laura McCoy, Natural History Curator with Manx National Heritage, writes:
Major Isle of Man employer Zurich International has become a Business Partner of UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man.
It is three years this month since the Isle of Man was admitted to the UNESCO World Network of Biospheres. Chief Minister Howard Quayle MHK, who chairs the Island's Stakeholder Partnership Group, has this update
This Saturday (30 March), Manx Wildlife Trust's Patron, His Excellency, the Lieutenant Governor, Sir Richard Gozney, launches the charity's Wilder Future campaign as part of the Wildlife Trust’s UK wide work to raise awareness of the loss of wild places and their wildlife. MWT's Graham Makeapeace-Warne explains more.
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 regular feature in Manx Life magazine, published by Mannin Media, authors from different walks of Manx life offer a personal perspective on #MyBiosphere. This month, Usha Kishore writes:
John Quirk, Coordinator of Rushen Heritage Trust, writes about the charity's work to attract new visitors to the southern sheading.
'We get together once a month to tinker with whatever bits and pieces people bring us.' Becki Gelling writes about community project Repair Café, which she has founded with husband Alan, and how it's encouraging a less throwaway society.
Thursday 21st March 2019 is UN International Day of Forests. Forests and woodlands make up 5% of the Isle of Man. We take a closer look at how they benefit us.