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
FREE BOOK! For a short time, we’re offering a free book with any donation. SOSJ projects are entirely funded by our own money and time and through public donations. We welcome all members, old and new! 100% of your donation
We are absolutely delighted and proud to announce that David Cabeldu, co-founder and Co-ordinator of SOS Jersey has been awarded an MBE ‘for services to the preservation of Jersey’s heritage and environment’. Congratulations and very well-deserved, Dave! Dave’s Christmas letter outlining
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.
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
If you saw our environmental scientist Jacqui Carrel on the news earlier saying we think on the face of it hotelier Steve Beddoe’s plans for developing the area alongside the Avenue at West Mount are good, she did say that.
Jacqui is in today’s JEP (p6, Fri 17 Feb 2017) giving our thoughts on using boats to take the sea lettuce piles out to sea. While the JEP gives accurate quotes, they aren’t assigned to right bits in all cases!
It’s been busy media-wise. Our environmental scientist Jacqui Carrel has been on Channel TV on various subjects three times over the last week and is due to speak on Radio Jersey tomorrow morning (Wed 15 Feb). Here’s a brief overview of what
Thanks to the Infrastructure Department (DoI) for inviting SOS Jersey to see the new Sewage Treatment Works (STW) plans. There are pros and cons for any design and this has been the one chosen to go with, assuming all planning
Jersey States Ministers to do with the environment have issued a media release in response to our last report. They have also issued a more detailed statement. As expected, the releases are
We are in today’s Times newspaper, and Jacqui Carrel, SOS Jersey’s environmental scientist, gets an honourable mention:
We are in today’s Times newspaper, and Dave Cabeldu, SOS Jersey’s Co-ordinator, gets an honourable mention:
As reported in today’s JEP (which was nearly accurate), SOSJ are going to work with the French, collecting data about sea lettuce, and pooling the two countries’ knowledge.
SOS Jersey are to help and work with Environmental Science students from Brittany with their coastline studies, including sea lettuce research.
This response is with reference to the article in the Jersey Evening Post (Monday 03 October 2016), ‘Environment hit back over alarmist pollution claims’ and a couple of other erroneous statements we have heard/seen on the media.
The election for a Senator is on Wednesday 7th September 2016. We put the following questions to all the candidates. Here are the (unedited) answers so far, given in alphabetical order of candidate; if it is blank, assume no answer
In yesterday’s JEP, Jack Maguire had a short article on the idea of furrowing the beach to help prevent sea lettuce accumulation next season. There were some worrying mistakes in it, so here is the article and our correction:
SOS J member Jacqui Carrel, Environmental Scientist on our team was interviewed by Channel ITV and the BBC yesterday about the sea lettuce problem and how the Sates’ approach is wrong; here are the interviews:
In the wake of our sea lettuce report, SOSJ Committee Member Jacqui Carrel spent time on the beach this morning being interviewed by Channel TV and BBC TV (Jersey & SW UK) about the sea lettuce problem. Here’s a brief
The St Helier Waterfront Action Group have submitted an application for a Judicial Review in a bid to overturn the planning permission granted for Building 5 in the International Centre.
Monday 21 March and Tuesday 22 March 2016 saw a number of people at the Appeal against the proposed (and passed) construction of the imaginatively-named Building 5, one of the buildings planned for the hotly-debated Jersey International Finance Centre due to be
SOS Jersey are a party to the Third Party Appeal by Le Masuriers to be held tomorrow and Tuesday (21 and 22 March 2016) at the Radisson Hotel. This is open to the public, so you can come and watch the
The Planning Applications Committed have approved the new/revised planning application of Building 5 of the planned International Finance Centre on the Esplanade. SOSJ are considering requesting a Judicial Review.
Aerial view of the huge landslide by Cheval Roc Nursing and Residential Home at Bonne Nuit. The Jersey Evening Post report the fall was ‘metres away’ from Cheval Roc, but that is not what this picture, taken by aerial photographer Chris Brookes,
Today SOSJ committee members Dave Cabeldu and Jacqui Carrel attended the first of three briefings the States of Jersey are holding about building a longer-term Island Vision.
As readers may know, the States of Jersey Development Company (SoJDC) have re-applied for planning permission for ‘Building 5’, of the International Finance Centre. This would be their second building in a series of six in their many times altered
Following several months of complaints sent to SOS Jersey by members of the public relating to possibly contaminated dust and water escaping from the Esplanade site, the Environment Department have finally responded following an internal investigation.
We are very honoured to have received, for auction to raise much-needed funds, a unique gift of four small original mounted water colours, painted by well-known and sought after local artist Ian Rolls.
‘The Jersey International Finance Centre as presently constituted is not considered viable and is unlikely to to even fund the cost of the underground car park needed to replace the parking on site, let alone generate the previously step return