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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 full notice (Pdf 453Kb) Find application here: https://doe.ky/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/SCTLD-APPLICATION-FORM.doc Send application to: Rebecca.Jordison@gov.ky

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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.           https://doe.ky/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Marine-Parks-Brochure-March-18-2021.pdf  

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What is SCTLD? Learn More

Since the discovery of Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD) on the north wall of Grand Cayman in June 2020, the Department of Environment (DoE) continues to battle with this deadly coral disease which has devastated reefs in Florida and around the Caribbean. Learn more about SCTLD by following the links below: Web Page  Stony

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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 advisory provides more details of the disease impacted areas and how to decontaminate gear used in the water to prevent the risk of further transmission of the disease to other areas,

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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 Season 2021-1-19 final

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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 Territories’ natural capital accounts programme in the Caribbean. Deadline: 16th December 2020. For more information, download the Vacancy Notice here: Download   EFTEC Vacancy Notice – Regional Coordinator for UK OTs

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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, the need to limit the local economic impact of the pandemic is now also urgent. Although economic diversification will form an important part of this recovery and future resilience, truly sustainable economic recovery

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STINGRAY FEEDING SUMMARY MAY 4 – MAY 31 2020

STINGRAY FEEDING SUMMARY REPORT WEEKS #5 – #8. MAY 4th– MAY 31st 2020   Following on from the previous Stingray Feeding Summary Reports #1 April 4-8,  #2 April 9- 19 , #3 and #4 20th April – May 3rd, the DoE continues to assume responsibility for the ongoing and regular supplemental feeding and human interaction

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Stingray Feeding April 20 – 3 May 2020

STINGRAY FEEDING SUMMARY REPORT #3 and #4 APRIL 20th– MAY 3rd 2020   Following on from the previous Stingray Feeding Summary Reports #1 April 4-8 and #2 April 9- 19 the DoE continues to assume responsibility for the ongoing and regular supplemental feeding and human interaction at the Stingray City Sand Bar.  As previously stated

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