Welcome to the Cayman Islands Department of Environment

Dept of Environment-Cayman Islands
The Mission of the Department of Environment is to facilitate responsible management and sustainable use of the natural environment and the natural resources of the Cayman Islands; through environmental protection and conservation, wise use, scientific research and public education. Our site is evolving daily and we welcome your comments and suggestions.

News & Press Releases

DoE Advisory: Coral Disease Spread & Decontamination Recommended

The deadly Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD) has spread approx. 2 miles westward but has not yet breached the DoE managed ‘firewall’. The ad

Record 2020 Turtle Season

We are happy to report an excellent 2020 turtle season that broke several records! Read the details here: Download DoE_PR – Record 2020 Turtle S

DoE Advisory: Sharks at the Sandbar & Stingray Feeding – 13 Jan 2021

The DoE has received recent reports of an increase in the sightings of sharks in the vicinity of the Sandbar, North Sound and we have therefore issued

Vacancy – Coordinator, UK OTs Natural Capital Accounting (EFTEC)

Do you know of anyone who is interested in Economics and the Environment? EFTEC is hiring for a Regional Coordinator for the UK’s Overseas Territori