CARICOOS article on Sargassum inundation, anoxia and increased acidification

Sargassum inundation of recreational beaches has proved to become a persistent problem with a significant impact on the tourism industry and a challenge to entities managing the issue.

2020 CWP Coastal & Island Conference

The Technical Advisory Committee is seeking input from the land and water resources community and invites you to assist with program development via the abstract submission process.

International Call for Expression of Interest: Air Quality Measurement Network

Application is open to all OECS member states as a priority, and to other states of the Caribbean Basin.

Monitoring and evaluation of Sargassum collection operations summary report

SAFEGE SAS and ADEME have released a summary report titled “Monitoring and evaluation of Sargassum collection operations”.

Call for proposals: SPAW-RAC for Short-term Small Grants

The main objective of this call for proposals is the implementation of the SPAW Protocol by encouraging concrete actions for the conservation of biodiversity in the countries and territories of theWider Caribbean Region that have signed the SPAW Protocol of the Cartagena Convention.

SARGASSUM OUTLOOK BULLETIN MARCH 2020

Outlook of 2020 Sargassum blooms in the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico.

ELEMENT CONCENTRATIONS IN PELAGIC SARGASSUM ALONG THE MEXICAN CARIBBEAN COAST IN 2018-2019

The massive influx of pelagic Sargassum spp. (sargasso) into the Mexican Caribbean Sea has caused major deterioration of the coastal environment and has affected the tourism industry as well as livelihoods since 2015.

THE DISTRIBUTION AND MITOCHONDRIAL GENOTYPE OF THE HYDROID AGLAOPHENIA LATECARINATA IS CORRELATED WITH ITS PELAGIC SARGASSUM SUBSTRATE TYPE IN THE TROPICAL AND SUBTROPICAL WESTERN ATLANTIC OCEAN

The pelagic brown macroalga Sargassum supports rich biological communities in the tropical and subtropical Atlantic region, including a variety of epiphytic invertebrates that grow on the Sargassum itself.
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