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Local needs assessment 2022 – Jersey

This Local Needs Assessment is the first to be undertaken in Jersey by a non-Government organisation and provides a baseline from which JCF can: better target and allocate funding to address the needs of the Island, assess progress over time, build a stronger story...

A new view from La Cotte de St Brelade, Jersey

Did Neanderthal hunters drive mammoth herds over cliffs in mass kills? Excavations at La Cotte de St Brelade in the 1960s and 1970s uncovered heaps of mammoth bones, interpreted as evidence of intentional hunting drives. New study of this Middle Palaeolithic coastal...

A high-resolution radar experiment on the island of Jersey

A very high-resolution X-band vertically pointing weather radar was deployed in the island of Jersey, UK, from February to May 2004, to study the variation of the vertical reflectivity of precipitation (VPR) in this region. Intercomparison studies were carried out...

A brief overview and comparison of the benefits of MPAs and NTZs

Marine Protected Area (MPA) is a significant instrument for fisheries management and conservation. MPAs can safeguard habitat, and ecological processes as well as species diversity, their abundance, size, and densities. In a No-Take Zone (NTZ), these environmental and...