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Sybil’s Crownbeard Meeting

The DoE invites CaymanBrac residents to a special meeting to discuss the Conservation Plan for Sybil’s Crownbeard (Verbesina Caymanensis), a small shrub unique to Cayman Brac. The entire world population of Sybil’s Crownbeard occurs on the seasonally shaded north-facing cliffs of Cayman Brac’s Bluff, above Spot Bay as far west as the Big Channel Bluff

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Earth Day 2020 – Climate Action

Carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere is a major contributor to climate change and CO2 levels today are higher than at any point in at least the past 800,000 years. The annual rate of increase of CO2 over the past 60 years is about 100 times faster than previous natural increases. Coastal ecosystems such as

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World Wetlands Day 2018

Happy World Wetlands Day 2018! This year’s theme: “Urban wetlands make cities liveable” is all about urban wetlands and their role for a sustainable future. It reminds us that our wetlands are valuable and that we should work to retain, restore and manage wetlands, integrating them into development for a more sustainable future.  Wetlands provide

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Take 5 Cayman Competition

Take 5 Cayman! What: The DOE challenges you to take 5 minutes of your time to help clean up the environment in honor of World Environment Day and World Oceans Day. This 5-minute clean up can be on land or sea, in water or out, coastal, protected areas, a public space or simply your own neighbourhood.

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DoE to Host Regional Marine Resources Conference

Bringing representatives to the Cayman Islands from more than 80 countries, the 69th Annual Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute (GCFI) Conference will allow the exchange of current information on the use and management of marine resources in the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico. Hosted by the Department of Environment (DoE) on behalf of Government,

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SharKY Fest – 4 June 2016

A shark awareness festival is about to happen! Marine Conservation International (MCI) and the Department of Environment (DoE) are holding “SharKY Fest” on the 4th June 16 at Dive Tech at Lighthouse Point, West Bay from 12 to 5pm, to promote shark conservation and to raise awareness about the new law concerning shark protection in

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Council Meeting 24 February 2015

The National Conservation Council will hold a general meeting on Tuesday February 24th, 2015, from 2pm to 5pm in the ground floor meeting room (1038) of the Government Administration Building (Grand Cayman). This meeting is open to bservers from the public. Download the Agenda for the meeting below: 2015-02-24 Agenda v1

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C.U.L.L. #13 – Resolutions 2015

CALLING ALL CULLERS!! C.U.L.L. #13-Resolutions 2015 Hosted by: Cayman United Lionfish League Tournament date: January 10th and 11th Registration: 5pm to 8pm on Thursday January 8th, at MACABUCA-Oceanside Tiki Bar and Grill.   There will be CASH PRIZES of $500. for 1st place, $200. for 2nd place, and $100. for 3rd place, in the following

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Conservation Council Meeting

The National Conservation Council met on Wednesday December 3rd, from 2pm to 4pm, in the ground floor meeting room of the Government Administration Building (Grand Cayman). This meeting was open to observers from the public. As all items on the Agenda were passed by the Council an updated Agenda, with meeting documents, is now available.  NCC

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OTEC EIA Terms of Reference Consultation

The Environmental Assessment Board (EAB) is providing Notice to the Public of the publication of the Draft Terms of Reference (ToR) for the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for a proposed Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) Project on the north shore of Grand Cayman. The public is invited to review and comment on the ToR which

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