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Environment, Food and Agriculture News

Anglers reassured following trout farm incident

Anglers in the Isle of Man are being assured that fish stocks for the Island’s reservoirs are unaffected following the death of 4,500 fish at Glen Wyllin trout...
Wednesday, 20 June 2018

‘Lost words’ nature book gifted to all isle of man primary schools

Primary school pupils are being reacquainted with words connected with the natural world that are in danger of being lost to the language.  Every primary...
Thursday, 14 June 2018

Public reminded of protected wildlife responsibilities

The public are being reminded of their responsibilities if they encounter animals protected under the Wildlife Act 1990.  It follows recent sightings of...
Tuesday, 12 June 2018

Showcase of Manx produce at the heart of the TT action

The Isle of Man’s expanding range of home-grown and reared food and drink is once again at the heart of the TT with the return of the ‘Artisan Island’ food tent...
Friday, 1 June 2018

Work to sustain Island’s marine environment showcased to international audience

The Isle of Man’s work to sustain its marine environment has been successfully showcased at an international UNESCO biosphere event. Dr Peter Duncan, Senior...
Thursday, 31 May 2018

Drier weather means serious risk of fire

With the warmer, drier weather the Island has been enjoying, the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA) and the Isle of Man Fire and Rescue...
Friday, 25 May 2018

New recovery ladders for Island’s fishing fleet improve safety

New ‘man overboard’ recovery ladders are being distributed to the Isle of Man’s fishing fleet under a grant from the Department of Environment, Food and...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018

New campaign to shop local highlights power of pound in the pocket

A new campaign highlighting the wider economic benefits of buying local produce has launched. Featuring artwork by local illustrator Alice Quayle, the campaign...
Monday, 21 May 2018

Public asked to help select new Manx national dish

The search is on for the public’s favourite Isle of Man produce which will claim the title of the new Manx ‘national dish’. Whether its kippers, queenies,...
Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Action plan to modernise the Island’s planning system

The Isle of Man Government has today published an action plan to modernise the planning system and make it more dynamic, flexible and responsive. The action...
Thursday, 3 May 2018
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