Tag archive for ‘sargassum’
By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, July 1st, 2021
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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
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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
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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
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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...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, June 8th, 2020
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Tropical storm Cristobal brings 500 tons of sargassum to Playa del Carmen

Milenio.- (June 8, 2020).- About 500 tons of sargassum made landfall on the coasts of Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, due to the strong currents generated by the tropical storm Cristóbal that affected the southeast More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, April 30th, 2020
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Sargassum begins to arrive at Cancun beaches

Cancún, Quintana Roo (April 30, 2020).- The Federal Terrestrial Maritime Zone (Zofemat) reported that Coral beach is the first place on the Cancun coast where sargassum has landed this year. Vagner Elbiorn More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, April 26th, 2020
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Cancun just few weeks away from a massive sargassum wave

Although the impact is expected to be much less than in the previous two years, the sargassum will start to arrive massively to the coasts of Quintana Roo in mid-May, according to predictions by the Sargasso Monitoring More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, December 5th, 2019
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Italy offers Quintana Roo support to address the “sargazo” situation

CANCUN (Times Media Mexico) – The government of Italy offered support to the government of Quintana Roo to find solutions to the problems generated by the massive arrival of sargassum to the coasts of the More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, October 11th, 2019
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Exhibition in Tulum inviting viewers to see, smell, and fight the effects of pollution

Sargasso seaweed is choking Mexican ocean and beaches. Here are the artists and scientist striving for solutions. Sargassum, a brown seaweed with bulbous bladders filled with oxygen, is growing in massive amounts More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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American erosion pollution control company offers solutions to combat sargassum

Seaweed Boom Algae Beach Barrier  /  Floating Seaweed Barrier To Keep Beaches Clean Whether you’re looking for a seasonal or long-term solution to protect your beach from sargassum (also known as Sargasso), More...