Monday, May 20, 2024


Sargassum Solution? Mexican entrepreneur says turn it into building material on Ambergris Caye.

With Sargassum seaweed inundating the beaches of the Carribean, south-eastern Mexico, and Belize, local and regional authorities are looking for ways to deal with the massive accumulation of algae that threatens the tourism industry. Mexican entrepreneur Omar Vasquez Sanchez has one solution; use the invasive algae to build houses!

Captain Shark’s is testing a machine to combat Sargassum on Ambergris Caye

A team at Captain Shark’s Boatyard has built a prototype of a sargassum skimmer to remove the seaweed from the water more easily and efficiently.

Is Sargasso causing health issues on the island?

Sargasso has once again invaded the shores of Ambergris Caye, and island residents are concerned about the health hazards that come with it.