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

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

Seizing the Moment to Transition to a Greener Economy

Following the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Cayman Islands Government took deliberate action to suppress the virus and preserve lives. However,