Mexico’s prized beaches threatened by smelly algae invasion

World 05/09/19, 23:10

Tourists looking for sun and sand in Mexican resorts like Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Tulum have been disgusted by foul-smelling mounds of sargassum — a seaweed-like algae — piling up on beaches and turning turquoise waters brown, and experts are warning that it may be the new normal.Mexico's Riviera ...

Uncertain future for ‘super’ seaweed after court ruling

Business 05/05/19, 07:46

Maine's seaweed business has grown like a weed in recent years, with proponents touting it as both a "superfood" and an economic generator for the rural state — but the industry is now facing sticky new restrictions.Maine has a long tradition of seaweed harvesting, in which the algae is gathered ...

Gassy cows are bad for the planet; could seaweed diet help?

California 09/30/18, 11:07

The smelly reality is that cows will always pass gas. But if farmers had more access to seaweed, cow flatulence might just stink a little less for the planet.That's the thesis of a New England-based aquaculture company which is launching a drive to become the worldwide leader in an emerging ...

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