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Biodiversity strategy has necessary 'templates to work to'

Environment Minister, Geoffrey Boot

Environment Minister defends 'complicated' government strategies

The Environment Minister has defended the biodiversity strategy, after it was criticised at the Island's first biosphere conference.

MHK Geoffrey Boot responded to comments made by Professor Peter Bridgewater who spoke at the event on Wednesday.

It was held at the Manx Museum, where he said the Island's biodiversity strategy is too complicated to be effective.

But Mr Boot says there have to be guidelines in place:

 

The climate change emergency debate continues on Tuesday, at the next sitting of Tynwald.

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