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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 and we welcome your comments and suggestions.

News & Press Releases

International Coastal Clean-up 2017

This Saturday 16 September is International Coastal Clean-up Day. This is a global coastal clean-up organised yearly by Ocean Conservancy. As a part o

Flicker #32

The Terrestrial Resources Unit’s 32nd issue of “Flicker” is hot off the press! In this issue read about World Shorebirds Day, the recent Blue Ig

Flicker 31

The Terrestrial Resources Unit’s 31st issue of “Flicker” is hot off the press! Read about the recent White-tailed Tropic Bird survey on Cayman B

Media Release: Influx of Sargassum

Given the recent wind direction changes, many beaches around all three islands are currently experiencing a large influx of Sargassum seaweed particul