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Island remembers Solway Harvester on 20th anniversary

Seven Scottish fishermen who died when their boat sank in Isle of Man waters will be remembered on the 20th anniversary of the Solway Harvester tragedy. The...
Monday, 13 January 2020

Red Panda Kush escapes for second time

A red panda has escaped from the Curraghs Wildlife Park for the second time. Kush is one of three red pandas in the Park’s collection and previously escaped...
Thursday, 9 January 2020

Isle of Man river report shows ‘positive trend’

The quality of Isle of Man river water has continued to improve with 95% of water courses receiving the best chemical rating, a government report has...
Thursday, 19 December 2019

Major planning changes to come into effect on 1 January

A number of changes designed to improve the Isle of Man’s planning system will be introduced on 1 January 2020. The changes will affect anyone wishing to...
Thursday, 19 December 2019

Carbon-reducing plant thriving in island’s first marine nature reserve

An underwater plant species which can store carbon 35 times faster than a tropical forest has ‘expanded significantly’ in Manx waters, since the creation of...
Thursday, 12 December 2019

Agri-environmental support scheme approved by Tynwald

An environmental grant scheme designed to help active farmers to protect and enhance the Island’s landscapes has been approved by Tynwald. The new...
Thursday, 12 December 2019

Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival boosts local economy

An exhibitor and visitor research report, compiled by The Marketing Partnership, finds that the annual Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival is worth an...
Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Isle of Man Government announce winner of the Retrofit for the Future ideas competition

The Isle of Man Government would like to announce Deb Cripps as the winner of the Retrofit for the Future ideas competition which ran from May to...
Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Free energy saving light bulb initiative reaches milestone

An energy saving scheme by the Isle of Man government has almost reached the milestone of 2,000 free LED light bulbs being handed out. The LED Lighting...
Monday, 9 December 2019

Biosphere Partners contribute to a sustainable future

Organisations that Partner UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man are contributing to a sustainable future for our Island and our planet.  The Isle of Man is the only...
Monday, 9 December 2019
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