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Competition to design a future-ready house to win £5,000 and help tackle climate change

The Isle of Man Government is running a Retrofit for the Future competition which will see the winner awarded a £5,000 prize with runners up also in line for a...
Tuesday, 5 November 2019

King Scallop season opens

Sustainable measures are in place for the king scallop season, which begins on 1 November 2019. During the seven month season, licensed vessels will be...
Thursday, 31 October 2019

Call for residents to apply for grants under the Energy Efficiency Scheme

As interest continues to grow around the work of Professor Curran and the Climate Emergency Consultation Transformation Team, the Isle of Man Government is...
Thursday, 31 October 2019

Awards honour those working for sustainable future

Individuals and organisations throughout the Isle of Man are doing their bit to contribute to a sustainable future. That was the message from Chief Minister...
Monday, 28 October 2019

Newly created path to unlock rare Manx habitat

More than 100 staff from Zurich International helped to create a new path to unlock a rare Manx habitat at the Ballaugh Curragh.  On Wednesday, the Patron of...
Monday, 28 October 2019

Scouts launch Biosphere Badge

Scouts in the Isle of Man are setting the pace for a more sustainable planet.  The Scout Association of the Isle of Man is adopting a UNESCO Biosphere Isle...
Tuesday, 22 October 2019

Measures in place to secure agriculture and food trade

The Island has been granted the status of approved third country to continue exporting live animals and products of animal origin, providing certainty for a...
Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Island hosts international scallop fisheries working group

The Isle of Man Government hosted the annual international Scallop Assessment Working Group meeting at the iMuseum in Douglas between 8 – 11 October...
Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Sustainable Development Goals Book Club launched in local primary schools

Primary school pupils will learn about the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals as a result of a gift from UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man. As a UNESCO...
Tuesday, 8 October 2019

Poetry map connects people with places

A Poetry Map of the Isle of Man connects people with places and encourages exploration and enjoyment. That was the message from Geoffrey Boot MHK, Minister for...
Thursday, 26 September 2019
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