March 4, 2021

The Editor Speaks: Foul, smelly, brown, weed on our beaches is an unsolved problem

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We have published today another article on the foul-smelling brown plant that has invaded beaches all across the Caribbean, including here in the Cayman Islands, and along the Atlantic coast of Florida. The article from The Weather Channel claims it has never happened before 2011. This particular seaweed is called Sargassum. The Optical Oceanography Laboratory […]

Brown seaweed appears in massive amounts on Florida, Caribbean Beaches

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By Sean Breslin From The Weather Channel This never happened before 2011, but now, scientists are preparing for a recurring invasion of Sargassum seaweed. A foul-smelling brown plant has invaded beaches all across the Caribbean and along the Atlantic coast of Florida. Known as sargassum seaweed, the blooms have only been appearing in these areas […]