Jersey not only has its own strategies in place to protect wildlife habitats - we have also signed up to many multilateral environmental agreements.
Projects in Jersey include:
Integrated coastal zone management
A strategy that brings together the users, developers and managers of Jersey's coastline.
Integrated coastal zone management strategy
A strategy that brings together all the facets of Jersey's unique environment.
Biodiversity strategy booklet
Countryside renewal scheme
An environmental improvement scheme which offers financial incentives to support and reward initiatives designed to look after Jersey's countryside.
Countryside renewal funding
Many laws have also been passed which have a beneficial effect on wildlife habitats, including:
Wildlife conservation law
The legislation covering Jersey's wildlife.
Conservation of Wildlife (Jersey) Law 2000 on Jersey Legal Information Board website
Water pollution law
The legislation covering the pollution of Jersey's water.
Water Pollution (Jersey) Law 2000 on Jersey Legal Information Board website
Water resources law
The legislation protecting Jersey's water resources.
Water Resources (Jersey) Law 2007 on Jersey Legal Information Board website
Jersey has signed up to several multilateral agreements including:
Convention on Biological Diversity
A convention on the conservation of species and habitats.
Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) website
Ramsar agreement (protection of wetlands)
A convention on the protection of wetlands.
Ramsar Convention on Wetlands website
Bern Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats
A convention protecting wildlife.
European Centre for Nature Conservation (ECNC) website
Convention of International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES)
A convention protecting endangered species from being traded.
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) website
Multilateral agreements that Jersey could join
Jersey has also expressed an interest in signing up to a number of conventions:
Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity
A holistic approach to the conservation of biological diversity.
International Plant Protection Convention
A convention covering plant protection.
International Plant Protection Convention website