In 2023, Islanders collectively logged more than 1 million kilometres on Love to Ride.
When the Council of Ministers lodged its proposition to support offshore wind development, I said, in the States Assembly, “we now have a period of time to explore this idea, to challenge each other and debate the merits”. Big infrastructure decisions are always contested, and so they should be. People view them differently, often as … Read more Debating the merits of offshore wind
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
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