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Tulum Seaweed Barriers Yet To Be Installed While 50 Beaches Record Excessive Sargassum

Poor Weather And Other Factors Have Postponed The Installation By Over A Month Tulum is facing further surges of sargassum seaweed unprotected as the barriers supposed to be installed almost two months ago are pushed back once more. The sargassum deposits this year are potentially the worst in five years. The Mexican Navy has been …

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60KM Long Sargassum Seaweed Barrier May Be Built Near Cancun

Drastic Measures May Be Taken As Current Protocols Appear To Be Failing Experts from the Sargassum Monitoring Network are proposing a massive new project in Cancun and Quintana Roo’s quest to beat the sargassum seaweed problem. The project could see a gargantuan oceanic barrier placed at sea. The project, nicknamed Project 60/60, proposes that a …

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Cancun Braces For Worst Sargassum Seaweed Season In Five Years

New reports are suggesting that Quintana Roo’s sargassum season could be the worst in five years, worrying the tourist industry. Tens of thousands of tons of seaweed have already been deposited on beaches across the Caribbean. Sargassum is a brown type of seaweed that is known for accumulating on Cancun beaches during the spring and …

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46 Thousand Tonnes Of Sargassum Forecast For Cancun Next Week

Huge Deposits Expected Across The Mexican Caribbean Next Week Over 46 thousand tonnes of sargassum seaweed are expected to be deposited across Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean in the next week. A further ten thousand is heading in the same direction the next week. According to the Oceanographic Institute, which works in conjunction with the …

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Isla Mujeres Sees More Seaweed In April Than First Three Months Combined

Huge Increases In The Sargassum Levels As Temperatures Rise The popular beach island of Isla Mujeres has seen more sargassum seaweed in the first twenty days of April than in the entirety of January, February, and March. Massive efforts are underway to move the seaweed every morning. According to local workers, over 230 tonnes of …

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Sargassum Barrier Delayed As 25,000 Tonnes Of Seaweed Hits Beaches In Cancun And Playa Del Carmen

Progress Has Been Delayed For Weeks Due To Poor Weather Conditions Playa del Carmen must wait another week for its sargassum barriers to be installed after poor weather has halted the Navy’s progress. The news comes as tonnes of the unpleasant seaweed have been washed ashore across the state. The Navy has already released as …

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Hotels Will Begin Giving Sargassum Seaweed Updates Daily

One of the main concerns that tourists have before visiting Cancun beaches is the amount of sargassum seaweed that they can expect to find at local beaches. The foul smelling seaweed has now constantly been washing up on local beaches, which for years tended to be filled only with immaculate white sand. The Hotels’ Association …

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26 Ships Sent To Cancun To Fight Sargassum Seaweed Problem

Huge Initiative Underway To Help Save The Easter Holiday Period As many as 26 ships have been commissioned to deal with the sargassum problem in Cancun and Quintana Roo. This year is set to be one of the worst years on record for the unsightly seaweed. The huge influx of sargassum fighting ships has been …

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41 Beaches Near Cancun Have High Levels Of Sargassum Seaweed

Poor Weather Has Slowed The Installation Of Sargassum Barriers 41 beaches in Quintana Roo have been classified as having high levels of sargassum seaweed being deposited on their shores. The situation leaves the state in a worrying place just before the arrival of hundreds of thousands of visitors for Easter. According to the Sargassum Monitoring …

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Mexican Navy’s Sargassum Collection Ships On Their Way To Cancun And The Riviera Maya

Heavy Deposits Across Quintana Roo Signal A Rough Sargassum Season The Mexican Navy has sent more than half of its sargassum collection fleet out into the coastal waters of Quintana Roo. The state is set to see a heavy sargassum seaweed season. Six of the Navy’s eleven ships have set sail from their base port …

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