Legislation regarding biodiversity and impact assessment
Key development areas and issues
Six Ramsar sites have been proposed for the island, covering some 3,610ha, although none have yet been officially designated. The sites are: Central Valley Curragh; Dalby Peatlands; Gob ny rona, Maughold Head & Port Cornaa; Southern Coasts and Calf of Man; The Ayres; and the Ballaugh Curragh.
Further information can be found through the protected areas page.