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Re: Whole lotta sargassum goin on 2018/07/19 07:27:03 (permalink)

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Re: Whole lotta sargassum goin on 2018/07/19 12:32:10 (permalink)
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Thank you EGC.  Sad, but interesting read.
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Re: Whole lotta sargassum goin on 2018/07/21 21:44:39 (permalink)
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Now that the sargassum is hitting Florida, NPR is covering the story.
 
https://www.npr.org/2018/07/21/630575085/masses-of-seaweed-threaten-fisheries-and-foul-beaches
 

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Re: Whole lotta sargassum goin on 2018/07/24 10:48:09 (permalink)
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  comparison of Sargassum coverage for the entire Caribbean area in June from 2011 to 2018

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Re: Whole lotta sargassum goin on 2018/07/24 11:11:16 (permalink)
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And here are month-to-month comparisons for each year (images are from the USF study).
 


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Re: Whole lotta sargassum goin on 2018/07/24 16:28:24 (permalink)
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It was really bad when we were there in June.  The resorts on Akumal Bay try to keep up and do a pretty good job.  But down by Lolha and especially Half Moon Bay, it's just awful.  Sad to see...
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Re: Whole lotta sargassum goin on 2018/07/27 17:21:26 (permalink)
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It looks like a few volunteers were helping out with the onslaught of sargassum

 
 

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Re: Whole lotta sargassum goin on 2018/08/02 08:34:42 (permalink)
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Looks like a lot of new help.
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Re: Whole lotta sargassum goin on 2018/08/03 20:20:23 (permalink)
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New method of sargasso collection being implemented for Cancun, Riviera Mayahttps://www.riviera-maya-news.com/new-method-of-sargasso-collection-being-implemented-for-cancun-riviera-maya/2018.html
 

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Re: Whole lotta sargassum goin on 2018/08/05 22:13:43 (permalink)
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BBC News has an article on it today:
 
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-45044513
 
 

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Re: Whole lotta sargassum goin on 2018/08/09 08:16:34 (permalink)
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Update:
 


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Re: Whole lotta sargassum goin on 2018/08/09 22:38:06 (permalink)
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un pinche des madre
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