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The Best Times To Enjoy A Vacation In Cancun Without Sargassum Seaweed

How To Avoid The Smelly Seaweed On Your Next Trip To The Mexican Caribbean Planning a trip to Cancun or anywhere in the Mexican Caribbean is exciting. Whether you’re a beach bum or a Mayan ruin explorer, there’s so much to look forward to about your trip. But, if you’ve never been before, there might …

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800 Tonnes Of Sargassum Collected In June From Cancun Beaches

Large Volumes Still Being Collected Despite Some Beaches Enjoying Lesser Weeks As much as eight hundred tonnes of sargassum seaweed was collected from Cancun’s beaches in June, and over four thousand tonnes in 2022 so far. The staggering figures highlight the monumental task faced by the popular tourist town. According to the government of Benito …

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Mexican Navy Admit Failure In Stopping Sargassum Deposits In Cancun

Effects Of Navy Has Reduced Year On Year As Equipment Struggles With Conditions The Mexican Navy has admitted that its efforts to contain the sargassum problem in the Mexican Caribbean are several under-performing. Problems with equipment have been cited as the greatest barrier to success. On Wednesday, Jose Ojeda, the Mexican Navy Secretary, openly stated …

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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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