Category: Press Release

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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Seabird Consultation Deadline Extended & Community Meetings Planned

The public consultation period for the proposed Seabird Conservation Plan has been extended through 11 November! The proposed Seabird Conservation Plan is aimed at protecting the nesting habitats for six of Cayman’s most threatened native nesting seabirds. Visit conservation.ky/seabirds to learn more about the Conservation Plan and take the survey to let us know what

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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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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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Summer Research Assistants Wanted!

The submission date for applications has passed. Are you currently studying in the sciences or will be in the coming year? Are you interested in the scientific work of the Department of Environment? Are you looking for a summer position focused on learning and supporting DoE’s scientific teams? The DoE is looking for dedicated and

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