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Isle of Man Government’s progress report shows climate action has progressed despite pandemic

The Isle of Man Government has published a progress report on phase one of the climate change action plan, in addition to releasing plans that prioritise...
Monday, 20 July 2020

Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival to go ahead

This year’s Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival will go ahead in the Villa Marina Gardens in Douglas on 19 and 20 September. The two-day event, which...
Thursday, 16 July 2020

New protection for the Island’s waterways

The public is being consulted over the Isle of Man Government’s plans to improve water quality standards for the Island’s waterways. Water quality can be...
Wednesday, 15 July 2020

Sulby Claddagh to reopen with some changes

People in the Isle of Man will be able to stay overnight at the Sulby Claddagh again this season but will notice some changes on their next visit.  The area is...
Thursday, 2 July 2020

Isle of Man queen scallop season begins

The Isle of Man queen scallop season begins today (Wednesday 1 July) with the same catch limits as 2019.This year has been a challenging one for the industry...
Thursday, 2 July 2020

Value of UNESCO status highlighted in report

The environmental, cultural and financial value of UNESCO designations is highlighted in a report published today. The Isle of Man is a UNESCO Biosphere...
Thursday, 25 June 2020

Increase in unlicensed potting leads to warning

People using pots to fish recreationally for crabs and lobsters are reminded they must have a license after an increase in the number of unmarked pots being...
Saturday, 13 June 2020

Ten rare penguins born at Curraghs Wildlife Park

Ten rare penguin chicks have been born at the Curraghs Wildlife Park on the Isle of Man.  The Humboldt penguins are part of an internationally recognised...
Friday, 12 June 2020

Images highlight devastating impact of plastic pollution on wildlife

Images, taken at opposite ends of the Island, show the devastating impact plastic pollution can have on wildlife. The distressing photos show birds which have...
Monday, 1 June 2020

Curraghs Wildlife Park to reopen for members

The Curraghs Wildlife Park will reopen to members on Saturday. The Park, which is home to more than 60 species of animals and birds, closed to all visitors on...
Thursday, 28 May 2020
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