Quintana Roo tourism threatened by sargassum

The Mexican Caribbean Sea will have an increase in sargassum this May and June without the region being prepared to face the massive arrival that is expected to be similar in magnitude to that of 2019, the year it caused economic and ecological havoc in Quintana Roo.

Esteban Amaro, in charge of the Cancun Sargasso Monitoring Network that monitors the behavior of macroalgae on the coasts of Quintana Roo, explains that this April they reported that in 26 of almost 80 points studied there is an “abundant” presence of sargassum.

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