La Collette may have to shut its gates to hazardous waste – BAILIWICK EXPRESS article on SOSJ’s reasons for the need for an independent environmental regulator, 12.04.23 Future of disposal hinges on planning decision tomorrow By Julien Morel email@example.com To
SOS Jersey has released a damning report, shown here in presentation form. Click to view/download. You can also hear Dave Cabeldu on Radio Jersey here (starts at 2:8:16). Look out on Channel ITV this evening for their report. This letter
Why you should read SOS Jersey’s latest report Recommended reading! This easy-to-view report from SOSJ (Save Our Shoreline Jersey) focuses on a number of threats to our population and environment: – Nitrogen pollution entering St Aubin’s Bay (HINT: Our annual
JEP feature Saturday 11 December 2021. ‘Today, we can all see and experience the visible results of waste management, reclamation and scouring of the beaches. Looking west from Grève d’Azette… an artificial ‘headland’ has appeared. This disguises a
‘The Threats to Our Marine Environment – a Ten-Year Study by SOS Jersey, Demonstrating the Urgent Need for Independent Environmental Regulation.’ The 30-page, fully illustrated report includes results of the SOSJ ’10 Year Snapshot in Time’ shellfish study’ 2009 –
Who doesn’t love glitter? So many of us have used it and enjoyed seeing it sparkle. But there is a downside, an environmental one. Most forms of glitter are not just plain aluminium but aluminium sandwiched between layers of plastic.
SOS Jersey were recently invited to write a report for the Jersey Evening Post’s ecoJersey supplement, published today. Click here for that full report, as you won’t in fact see it in the supplement; this is because, late this week,
Foreshore furore! Our letter in today’s JEP perhaps best sums up this debacle, and is shown below. You can also see the report on today’s ITV Channel News. Our full report can be viewed or downloaded here (PDF opens in
(Public information from SOS Jersey and Earth Project Jersey) The Environment Department have bunkered down and will not advise the public whether the discharges are safe or not and will not confirm their testing regime, or even confirm to us
Once again on the current 39ft spring tides, the sea is entering the polluted Waterfront sites and flushing out large amounts of thick leachate into the Elizabeth Marina. To see all the Horizon posts together, click here. Sediment settles onto
Well, the madness goes on. What century is Jersey in? Surely we know better than to let this happen? To find pout what’s afoot with the SoJDC’s latest development wheeze, the Horizon development, read on. We’ll keep all the updates
Are we seeing a mockery of Environmental Permits? You may be aware that the States of Jersey Development Company (SoJDC) are developing the Horizon site on part of the reclaimed Waterfront area near the Radisson. You may also be aware
SOS Jersey wish you a happy Christmas 2018 and a peaceful New Year that includes time around our beautiful coastline! Here’s a letter to you all from SOSJ’s founder and Co-ordinator, David Cabeldu.
Here’s an update on our sampler-volunteers request, and a link to a radio interview on the subject.
WANTED – CAN YOU HELP? [PLEASE SHARE]. We’re looking for a University graduate, undergraduate or A level student with interest in marine biology for a few afternoons next month (July).
Jersey is a beautiful island and still largely unspoiled, but successive administrations have paid scant regard to the environment. For example: We face an annual scourge of sea lettuce We have ended up burying our asbestos problem (but watch here
Well, it’s starting to happen again! Here are our previous posts on the contentious matter of the proposed Zephyrus apartments.
Good news from the UK today! They have announced the banning of manufacturing products containing microbeads in the UK today, and a ban on selling them this July. This is great news, and we fully support it. We suggest people
Here is a write-up of what we covered in our conference last month. Please share! If you have any questions, do contact us. We will also be covering the presentation again on Tuesday 7th November st St Brelade’s Parish Hall,
You are cordially invited to a short presentation and Q&A session at The Town Hall on Thursday 19th October, from 19.00-21.00.
The States of Jersey hosted an international conference on sea lettuce on Thursday 05 and Friday 06 October 2017. SOS Jersey weren’t invited, but went nonetheless; our representative, environmental scientist Jacqui Carrel’s details weren’t included on the delegate list either;
The States of Jersey are hosting an international conference on sea lettuce today and tomorrow. SOS Jersey weren’t invited, but will be there, at The Grand, covering both days.
Here is a post from a year ago today – let’s find out how we’ve progressed (or not) since then. First, however, look at this picture taken today (and weep), and go down and smell the sulphurous odours in St Aubin’s
Today the States’ Environment Department have stated furrowing will not work to help alleviate the sea lettuce problem, so the project will not continue. It appears, however, they will carry on with the ‘dumping at sea’ project. Save Our Shoreline
The official population of Jersey is now 104,200 – and we don’t know how many are here unofficially. This, of course, has an effect on our environment. In terms of our SOSJ remit, we’ll briefly outline our concerns as to
Our roving reporter had a look at the furrows just after lunch when the furrows were beginning to be exposed after a second high tide since the initial ploughing was carried out, and then again at low tide. Our thoughts
Thanks to a tip-off from a helpful member of the public, we were able to get down to La Haule in St Aubin’s to watch the furrowing commencing. Here’s what we saw, and why, and our thoughts on it.
We hope to be wrong, but we fear the sea lettuce blooms, which are the scourge of St Aubin’s Bay, will be back in force this year. Here is a brief report on what’s happening (or not) at the moment
SOS Jersey are moderately pleased to report that the pile of contaminated soil at the IFC was at least (mostly) covered today. We wonder why, however,
ASBESTOS – HOW MUCH & WHAT PROTECTION? …And what is Environmental Health doing? SOS Jersey are strongly concerned with the asbestos situation regarding the SoJDC excavations for the International Finance Centre.