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Environment, Food and Agriculture News

Public's use of the Island’s forests sought in Annual Outdoor Visitor Survey

This year’s Annual Outdoor Visitor Survey has been launched to help establish a greater understanding of public use of the Island’s forests. The survey assists...
Friday, 2 August 2019

Community plastics plan to take action on single use plastics

The Isle of Man Government is to introduce new measures to reduce single use plastic across the Island. The Single Use Plastic Reduction Plan for the Isle of...
Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Professor James Curran to chair the Island’s climate change transformation team

A distinguished climate scientist and former chief executive of the Scottish Environment Protection Agency has been appointed as the independent chair to lead...
Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Proposed changes to building regulations to go to July Tynwald

A number of proposed building regulation changes are to go before Tynwald this July. The changes would introduce regulations designed to improve energy...
Thursday, 4 July 2019

Plans to plant a tree for every Island resident announced

A five year tree planting strategy was announced yesterday (Wednesday 26 June) by the Chief Minister at the 40th Anniversary of the Isle of Man Arboretum. The...
Thursday, 27 June 2019

Further restrictions to queen scallop fishing season

Further restrictions to the queen scallop fishing quota will be introduced in Isle of Man territorial sea for the 2019 fishing season. A recent stock...
Monday, 24 June 2019

Talented chefs taste success with Manx produce

Island chefs are proving themselves in a competition highlighting the versatility of Manx food and drink. Sponsored by Robinson’s, the Isle of Man Chef of...
Monday, 24 June 2019

Miracle lemur celebrates first birthday

A lemur born to parents who survived a devastating fire in their enclosure is celebrating its first birthday at the Curraghs Wildlife Park. Named Phoenix by...
Friday, 21 June 2019

UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man marks national refill day

Refill your reusable water bottle with tap water while on the move, stay hydrated and help reduce plastic consumption and pollution. That is the message from...
Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Entries invited for UNESCO biosphere Isle of Man Awards

Entries are invited for the second UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man Awards, with categories for Energy, Economic Sustainability, Environment and Education/public...
Friday, 14 June 2019
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