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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.

 
  • High energy waves and storm surge inundates the South Sound area of Grand Cayman on 6 February, 2024 VIEW the interactive coastal setback map On February 6th 2024, the Cayman Islands experienced a Nor'wester with high seas and near gale force winds. Unfortunately many coastal properties, across the islands suffered

  • The DoE has received some enquiries about the status and timeline of the Port Zeus (Brac Marina Village) Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) following the publication of a story in the Cayman Compass. The information provided in the Compass article incorrectly attributes a 9 month delay to the DoE/Environmental Assessment Board,

  • In light of the recent Compass article regarding the Central Planning Authority’s (CPA) environmental consultation process in relation to the Morritt’s application, the Department of Environment (DoE) and National Conservation Council (NCC) feel compelled to clarify that since July 2023 the CPA have been fully aware of the DoE/NCC’s simple, directed conditions of approval required to mitigate the potential adverse effects to the adjacent Marine Protected Area.

  • News & Press Releases

    Setbacks for sustainability

    High energy waves and storm surge inundates the South Sound area of Grand Cayman on 6 February, 2024 VIEW the...

    Port Zeus EIA Timeline Correction

    The DoE has received some enquiries about the status and timeline of the Port Zeus (Brac Marina Village) Environmental Impact...

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