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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

Green Iguana Cull 2020 updates – List of iguana cullers

Please check here to receive updated progress reports during the 2020 Green Iguana Cull, in addition to other relevant cull information. Reports from

Comments sought on Meagre Bay plan

12 February – Meagre Bay Pond is one of the Cayman Islands’ oldest protected areas, with no management provisions in place at the present time

‘Grouper Moon’ project yields dramatic results

8 January – A new study from researchers at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego has documented a

DoE asks residents to help document ‘King Tides’

7 January – At certain times, coastal areas around the world will report much higher than normal tidal surges known as perigean spring tides or