Isle of Wight Biosphere

555705850 WDPA ID
105.7 km² Reported Area

Type Marine Protected Areas

Location United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


  • Original Name Isle of Wight Biosphere Reserve
  • English Designation UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve
  • IUCN Management Category Not Applicable
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation International
  • Status Year 2019
  • Sublocation
  • Governance Type Collaborative governance
  • Management Authority Isle Of Wight AONB
  • Management Plan View Management Plan
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

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Sources (1)

  1. UK UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserves Updated: 2020 Joint Nature Conservation Committee

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UNEP-WCMC (2024). Protected Area Profile for Isle of Wight Biosphere from the World Database on Protected Areas, April 2024. Available at: