Tag archive for ‘sargassum’
By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, January 1st, 2023

Don’t let the seaweed spoil your vacation in the Riviera Maya!

How to Handle a Seaweed Invasion in Playa del Carmen: Activities & Ideas (2023) Are you worried about suffering the stink of seaweed on your next trip to Cancun, Playa del Carmen or the More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, September 8th, 2022

Caribbean nations form Steering Committees to fight sargassum

MARIGOT–As foreseen in the national plan 2022-2025, the first Sargassum Steering Committee for St. Martin met in the Préfecture on Wednesday, September 7th, following its creation on September 5 to better More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, May 25th, 2022

Massive arrival of sargassum in Playa del Carmen

The massive arrival of sargassum on beaches in the center of Playa del Carmen has left the coast inoperative for the provision of tourist services due to the large number of algae accumulated in recent hours. According More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, February 17th, 2022

Cancun hotels began with the installation of anti-sargassum barriers

The Sargassum Monitoring Network in Quintana Roo has suggested to the authorities of the three levels of government that the barriers begin to be placed before the arrival of the macro algae, and not when the problem More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, January 18th, 2022

Atypical sargassum lands on Cozumel beach along with cold front #22

Large amounts of sargassum landed out of season, in an atypical case in Cozumel. (COZUMEL, QUINTANA ROO – ZOFEMAT).- As of this Sunday, January 16th, two crews in charge of the Federal Maritime and Terrestrial More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, October 22nd, 2021

Sargasso from the Quintana Roo beaches rots in clandestine dumps

Tons of sargassum rot due to lack of resources and environmental management Quintana Roo, (October 22, 2021).- None of the seven final disposal sites of sargassum in Quintana Roo is operating, which More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, July 1st, 2021

NASA alerts for arrival of large concentrations of sargassum to Quintana Roo

QUINTANA ROO, (July 01, 2021).- Satellite images from the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) show that large patches of sargassum are located in the Atlantic Ocean bound for Quintana More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, June 24th, 2021

The ocean ‘returns’ the body of the minor drowned on the Cancun beach

CANCÚN, QROO., (June 24, 2021).- During the morning of Wednesday, June 23, the lifeless body of the minor who was swept away the night before by the current on the Gaviota Azul beach in Cancun surfaced. It More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021

Sargasso “swallows” a 17-year-old kid on the beach in Cancun

Cancun, Quintana Roo, (June 23, 2021).- The sargassum that covers the beaches of Cancun literally “devoured” a teenager who went swimming last night, and so far has not been located. According More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, May 20th, 2021

Dead fish land on the beaches of Tulum

The phenomenon is ‘normal’ because animals are associated with sargassum: environmentalist Tulum, Quintana Roo, (May 21, 2021).- Given the report from nautical service providers about the landing More...