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Stinky seaweed threatens Mexico’s pristine beaches

Stinky seaweed threatens Mexico's pristine beaches

Tulum (Mexico) (AFP) Tulum is the kind of beach that vacation dreams are made of: turquoise water, white sand and an ancient Mayan pyramid overlooking it all. But an unwelcome visitor has invaded this Caribbean paradise: Sargassum, a thick seaweed that has turned the crystalline water brown, filled the air …

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Smelly Seaweed Threatens Mexican Coast Tourism

Smelly Seaweed Threatens Mexican Coast Tourism

No media source currently available Pop-out player Vacationers visit Mexican coastal towns like Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Tulum in search of sun, white sands and clear blue waters. But, recently, they have also experienced something unexpected: sargassum. Sargassum is a kind of sea plant called “seaweed.” It smells bad …

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