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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 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...

Understanding the Importance of Blue Carbon

Although the term blue carbon has been created around two decades (Lovelock and Duarte, 2019, Nelleman et al., 2008), scientists have already started to do research on the carbon cycle hundred years ago (Falkowski et al., 2000). Blue carbon mainly includes organic and...