Last year, the people of Jersey cycled to the moon and back

Debating the merits of offshore wind

Embracing a Sustainable Future: Jersey’s Bold Offshore Wind Plans

It was an incredibly exciting moment earlier this month, when the Minister for the Environment addressed the States Assembly to announce our plans to pursue offshore wind power, bringing with it a potential multitude of environmental and economic benefits for our Island. Ministers have confirmed where (to the south-west of our waters) and how big … Read more Embracing a Sustainable Future: Jersey’s Bold Offshore Wind Plans

Public Voice: Common Ground at ‘Placemaking in Practice’, British-Irish Council, Cardiff, 2023

World Water Week: Interesting facts and tips to reduce your use and bill

Earth Overshoot Day was marked on 2 August – the day when our demand for ecological resources and services in the year exceeded what Earth can regenerate in that year. The day fell during my second week as an Earthwatch intern with the Sustainability and Climate Change Engagement team, and we have been focusing on … Read more World Water Week: Interesting facts and tips to reduce your use and bill

Connect Me: Connecting our Communities

Q&A with I&E Chief Officer, Andy Scate, on Sewage Treatment Works

NOT a load of rubbish!

A guide to La Lande du Ouest – Site of Special Ecological Interest

Jersey’s south west coast includes a number of well-connected heathland sites. The long and narrow coastal site of La Lande du Ouest, or Gorselands, stretches from the prison, west towards Corbière lighthouse with large areas covered by heather, gorse and coastal grassland. Gorselands is very exposed to the Atlantic storms and gales and the dwarfed vegetation reflects this. … Read more A guide to La Lande du Ouest – Site of Special Ecological Interest

A guide to Les Blanches Banques – Site of Special Ecological Interest

Les Blanches Banques Site of Special Interest One of the many ways the States of Jersey tries to protect the Island’s natural environment is by identifying some of the most important places for wildlife and protecting them. The Island’s first ecological Sites of Special Interest (SSIs) were designated in 1996 and we now have 19 – … Read more A guide to Les Blanches Banques – Site of Special Ecological Interest