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By Edition On Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
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St. Maarten: Weed invasion

PHILIPSBURG - Sargassum seaweed has made its way to one of St. Maarten’s iconic beaches – Maho Beach. Seaweed was dumped on the beach by rolling waves in the past days. If not cleaned up by surrounding businesses More...

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By Edition On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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Ascension free of Sargassum seaweed

WILLEMSTAD - The bay at Ascension is clean. This is according to the Unique Curaçao foundation. The organization has been working on the Sargassum seaweed for a week or so. In addition, they have received help More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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More Sargassum in Curaçao again

WILLEMSTAD - Once again large quantities of Sargassum seaweed have washed ashore on Curaçao. Among others at Shete Boca and Groot St. Joris. Since March of this year, the stifling seaweed washes ashore on the coast More...

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By Edition On Thursday, April 12th, 2018
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Sargassum on the south coast

WILLEMSTAD - Sargassum seaweed has also been spotted on the South Coast. That is what Theo Van der Giesen from Unique Curaçao indicated. Unique Curacao reported seeing Sargassum at Sint Joris Bay, but also at Marie More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018
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CARMABI cleans up Sargassum in national park Shete Boka and Christoffel Park

WILLEMSTAD - As recently mentioned in the news, Curacao is also dealing with Sargassum on the North shore of the island. Even though the extent of the situation cannot be compared to the situation in Bonaire, it More...

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By Edition On Friday, March 9th, 2018
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Sargassum also washed up in bays on the northwest coast

WILLEMSTAD - In the bays, especially on the northwest coast of Curaçao, large amounts of sargassum have washed ashore, just like on Bonaire. This is worrying because animals can get entangled in the algae. With More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015
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Sargassum seaweed an ‘unwelcome visitor’ to the Caribbean

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) on Tuesday described sargassum – which has been invading Caribbean beaches recently – as an “unwelcome visitor” which was “taking away from More...