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Cancun Tourists Will Enjoy Cleaner Beaches After Massive Cleanup Effort This Weekend 

The beaches of Cancun haven’t been the cleanest this year, mostly due to sargassum but also because of the huge number of people on them every day, but soon tourists will enjoy cleaner beaches after a massive cleanup effort scheduled for this weekend takes place.  Two local parks are enlisting the help of a large number …

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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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Cancun Beaches Not The Only Place Visitors Are Having To Deal With Sargassum 

The Cancun coast has been covered with sargassum over the last couple of months and now the beaches are not the only place visitors will have to deal with the brown, smelly seaweed. Visitors to the Riviera Maya area recently shared images on social networks showing two popular parks overrun with sargassum. The amounts of …

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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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Sargassum And Safety Protocols In Cancun Causing Higher Hotel Rates For Tourists

Reduced Financial Margins May Prompt Increase For Tourists Cancun and Quintana Roo hotel rates may be set to rise as sargassum and Covid safet protocols reduce local establishments’ profit margins. This may be compounded by general surges in demand. Cancun and the rest of the state have had an outstanding period in the face of …

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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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