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

Shore Fishing Continues

The Department of the Environment has become aware of enquiries by members of the public concerning whether a recent rule change outlawed fishing from

SCTLD Response Divers Wanted!

SCTLD Response Divers Wanted! The DoE needs assistance in coordinating the national response to SCTLD. Deadline: 17 April 2021. Click to download the

Enhanced Marine Parks

The enhanced marine parks are now in force. Download your copy of the new brochure to stay familiar with the Cayman Islands marine conservation rules.

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