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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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Governor Wants Locals Help To Clear Beaches Of Seaweed In Cancun

The Governor of Quintana Roo has suggested the sargassum problem requires local citizens to assist with the cleanup process. Cancun and other parts of Quintana Roo are seeing large amounts of seaweed being deposited on their beaches. Speaking on one of his weekly announcements, Carlos Joaquin commented briefly on the problems the state faces, calling …

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