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NCC General Meeting – 14 December

The National Conservation Council wishes to advise the public of the upcoming General Meeting Wednesday, 14 December, 2022 at 2pm. The public are invited to observe the live stream of the meeting via the “CaymanIslandsDoE” YouTube channel or the ‘DoECayman’ Facebook page. The complete Agenda with appendices is available for download at the NCC website.

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Royal Palms Seawall Cleanup – Nov 28 2022

The Department of Environment (DoE) has been in discussions with Dart around the Royal Palms site since Tropical Storm Ian passed near the Cayman Islands. The majority of Cayman was spared significant damage, with one notable exception being vulnerable coastal developments such as the Royal Palms site. The damage incurred under relatively mild storm conditions

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The National Conservation Council (NCC) is seeking public commentary on a (draft) Species Conservation Plan to protect six species of native nesting seabirds across the Cayman Islands. Of the Brown Booby, Red-footed Booby, Magnificent Frigatebird (Man o’ War), White-tailed Tropicbird (Bo’sun bird), Least Tern and Bridled Tern, most populations in Cayman have experienced significant declines

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NCC addresses community questions regarding recent ruling

In a ruling released 23 August 2022, the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands confirmed that the National Conservation Council (NCC) is legally able to direct government bodies in circumstances where actions could negatively impact designated protected areas or the critical habitat of protected species. The National Conservation Council understands there are questions in the

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Government responds to North Sound Sargassum influx

Grand Cayman – The Ministry of Sustainability & Climate Resiliency and Department of Environment are leading emergency response efforts to address the large amount of Sargassum seaweed in the North Sound of Grand Cayman. The Premier, Hon. G. Wayne Panton, JP, MP and the Ministry has committed to complete a national response plan to mitigate

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NCC General Meeting – 29 June 2022

The National Conservation Council wishes to advise the public of the upcoming General Meeting Wednesday, 29 June, 2022 at 2pm. The public are invited to observe the live stream of the meeting via the ‘DoECayman’ Facebook page and “CaymanIslandsDoE” YouTube channel. https://www.facebook.com/DOECaymanhttps://www.youtube.com/CaymanIslandsDoE The complete Agenda with appendices is available for download here. Public comments may be

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Climate Change Risks Survey

As part of the ongoing Cayman Islands Climate Change Risk Assessment, the Ministry of Sustainability & Climate Resiliency has launched a public questionnaire to evaluate knowledge, attitudes and practices related to climate change in the Cayman Islands. This survey will supplement the ongoing technical workshops with important insights on local beliefs about climate change, ongoing

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