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Cayman Rated as Fully CITES Compliant
Further demonstrating the environment's value to a wide range of local businesses, international trade involving certain animal and plant species can continue without the fear of suspension, now that Cayman Islands legislation has been rated fully compliant with all international standards related to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).
Cayman Islands
13 May 2017
Conch and Whelk Seasons Now Closed
The Department of Environment (DoE) is reminding the public that fishing for conch and whelk in local waters is temporarily prohibited during the closed season, which began on 1 May.
Cayman Islands
11 May 2017
Apply now for DoE Summer Internships
The application deadline is Thursday, 30 March and internships will be offered in July and August.
Cayman Islands
13 Mar 2017
Lobster Season Closes 1 March
The Department of Environment (DoE) reminds the public that the last day for legally catching lobsters in Cayman waters is Tuesday, 28 February.
Cayman Islands
22 Feb 2017
National Conservation Council Releases First Set Of Protected Area Nominations For Public Consultation
A set of twelve proposals for new protected areas has just been made available for public review and comment, by the National Conservation Council.
Cayman Islands
30 Jan 2017
Statement From The Department Of Environment Concerning The George Town Navigational Markers
The Department of Environment has recently come under considerable scrutiny and criticism for its apparent lack of response to requests for the replacement of navigational markers which demarcate the channel entrance to George Town Harbour.
Cayman Islands
6 Dec 2016
Statement From The Ministry Of Environment
The Cayman Islands Government, specifically the Ministry of Environment, is aware that an incident recently occurred within the George Town Harbour which has resulted in coral reef damage.
Cayman Islands
28 Nov 2016
DoE Reminds Residents Of Fishery Seasons
The Department of Environment wishes to remind the public of open and closed seasons which occur at this time of year for a variety of species.
Cayman Islands
18 Nov 2016
Conch And Whelk Season Now Open
The Department of Environment (DoE) reminds the public that persons can legally fish for conchs and whelks from Tuesday, 1 November 2016 to Sunday, 30 April 2017.
Cayman Islands
5 Nov 2016
Opening Ceremony Invitation - DoE Fisheries Conference
We invite you to attend the Opening Ceremony as a guest of the DoE. The ceremony will include addresses by the Hon. Wayne Panton (Minister of Financial Services, Commerce and Environment), Gina Ebanks-Petrie (Director of the Department of Environment), and Nancy Brown-Peterson (Chair, GCFI Board of Directors).
Cayman Islands
5 Nov 2016
Cayman Islands
6 Oct 2016
First Ever Cross-Breeding Detected Between Sister Isles Rock Iguanas And Invasive Green Iguanas
They are apparently the offspring of an invading Green Iguana female which mated with a native Sister Isles Rock Iguana.
Cayman Islands
22 Sep 2016
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.
Cayman Islands
18 Aug 2016
National Conservation Law (Commencement Of Parts 5 & 7)
Parts 5 and 7 of the NCL provide key conservation measures and tools necessary for the protection and conservation of native habitats and species.
Cayman Islands
15 Aug 2016
Assessment And Conservation Actions For Cayman Islands' Seabirds
This project is primarily funded by the Darwin Initiative, a UK Government grant scheme aimed at helping to protect biodiversity and the natural environment within the UK Overseas Territories.
Cayman Islands
10 Jun 2016
Message from Environment Minister Wayne Panton In Recognition of World Oceans Day and World Environment Day
Today (8 June 2016) is being celebrated worldwide as World Oceans Day with a theme of 'Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet'.
Cayman Islands
8 Jun 2016
Traders of Animals and Plants Urged to Register
The Cayman Islands Government is encouraging persons who trade in animals and plants listed under the Endangered Species (Trade and Transport) Law 2004 (ESTTL) to register with the Ministry of Environment.
Cayman Islands
3 Jun 2016
DoE Conservation Officers Complete Safety Training
Conservation officers from the Department of Environment recently completed a series of courses in order to implement new provisions of the National Conservation Law, which expand their powers to protect the marine and terrestrial environment.
Cayman Islands
22 Apr 2016
DoE Working With International Conservationists To Track Marine Predators
While sharks are now completely protected in all Cayman waters, we still fish for, and want to be able to keep fishing sustainably for, snappers and groupers.
Cayman Islands
18 Mar 2016
Government To Evaluate Dart Application
Government will follow its usual criteria in evaluating and responding to a coastal works application from Crymble Landholding Ltd., a Dart company, for permission to conduct site investigation works in an area located north of the Kimpton Hotel construction site on Seven Mile Beach.
Cayman Islands
4 Mar 2016
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