In a guest blog, Sasha Gibb explains how she presented Jersey’s Public Voice: Common Ground project to the British-Irish Council
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
The Government’s micro-grant scheme, Connect Me: Connecting our Communities supports projects across the island who are looking to establish or expand to improve the mental or physical health of Islanders.
We are currently advising, as a precaution, against swimming in the sea in St Aubin’s Bay.
Jersey needs to REDUCE the amount of waste we produce, to help us reach net zero emissions as part of the Carbon Neutral Roadmap.
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
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
It has been a torrid time for travellers this half term. On the sea it was gales at the start of the holiday as well as further cancellations beyond the control of the weather. Sunday was the day of the fog. Jersey Met had fog in the forecast. Very moist warm air was drifting up the Channel … Read more Half Term Holiday Fog
Today I start blogging. It is something the Jersey Met team have wanted to do through various channels, but the knowledge that once we start something like this, we will have to continue contributing for a very long time, has caused us to shy away in case a better idea comes along. But the time … Read more How often should we update our forecast?
In a recent survey about Jersey’s future, the environment was a high priority for people. Despite the Island’s small size, it contains an incredibly diverse range of natural habitats alongside our more built-up areas and many would argue that Jersey’s countryside and coast contribute significantly to our quality of life. One of the many ways … Read more Jersey’s sites of special interest