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
‘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.
The second edition of The Fishing Cats of Fort d’Auvergne has arrived! SOS Jersey Co-ordinator Dave Cabeldu, MBE, authored the book which sold out quickly. Waterstones in Queen Street now has the new book in stock. In the pic below,
The now annual sea lettuce blooms in St Aubin’s Bay are a blight. They adversely affect the local ecology, Islanders who live and work along the Bay, and local and incoming tourism. Jersey Evening Post 2017 The picture here from
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
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
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
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.
Up until now, our ‘Ramsar’ information has been under the ‘Concern’ category. Following two successful meetings with interested parties, we seem to be back on track, and we’re tentatively upgrading this to ‘OK’.
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,
We hope these are of interest/help to you – this will be updated on an ongoing basis.
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 SOS Jersey will be represented up at Groove de Lecq, in the Grève de Lecq Barracks ‘Utopia’ area – this area is free to attend. Do come and chat with us at our table! We will be giving two short talks
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.