If you have vacationed in the Caribbean or the Riviera Maya in the last few years you have probably thought “what’s with all the seaweed washing ashore. “ It’s not your imagination there is more of it.
I found this article explaining the why from a local in Akumal MX & was both fascinated & dismayed. The Sargassun, brown alge (seaweed) is a vital source of survival for the fish & mammals that call the Caribbean Sea their home. But why is it increasing? Click on this link. I feel it is an honest perspective. http://www.akumaldiveshop.com/sargassum-the-what-where-and-why-of-this-seaweed/
Do not let this stop you from vacationing in the Caribbean & Mexico. This area is one of the most temperate & enchanting on earth!
Travel in the next few months Sept – early December is great time to take advantage of low season.
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