[USA] Sargassum seaweed is the unwelcome visitor that began washing up on beaches in parts of the Caribbean and Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula in late spring and shows no signs of leaving anytime soon. Senior editor Gay Nagle Myers talked with Brian Lapointe, a research professor and oceanographer with Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute in Fort Pierce, about the reasons behind the seaweed increase this year and why no short-term solution is on the horizon. Continue reading Florida Atlantic University's Brian Lapointe: Reason behind Sargassum
[Barbados] If anyone had mentioned “sargassum” in a conversation with the average Caribbean person up to about five years ago, perhaps this unusual word would have immediately triggered an expression of bewilderment. Continue reading When our climate seems ripe for cooperation
A Bermudian marine biologist has been appointed to an international watchdog body dedicated to protecting a unique ocean habitat.
Bermuda Government senior marine… Continue reading Local biologist appointed to Sargasso Sea Commission