Sargassum Meeting

Sargassum Meeting Jun 10, 2017 | Posted by Ian MacKenzie | beach life The sargassum is back in beaches across the Caribbean / Photos: Ian MacKenzie Dr. Briggita Van Tuessenbroek sat down with a group of local media and explained what is happening with sargassum in the Riviera Maya   Dr. Brigitta Van Tuessenbroek Visitors … Continue reading Sargassum Meeting

The Playa Times Meets Denis Jimenez and The Ocean Cleaner-part 2

The Sargaboat May 3, 2017 | Posted by Andrés Medoza Del Valle III | CANCUN Florida Atlantic University Research Professor, Brian Lapointe / Photos: oceancleaner.org Meet the creators of the innovative boat that will tackle the seaweed problem of the Riviera Maya In a previous edition of The Playa Times, I introduced you to Denis … Continue reading The Playa Times Meets Denis Jimenez and The Ocean Cleaner-part 2

The Playa Times Meets Denis Jimenez and The Ocean Cleaner-part 1

The Playa Times Meets Denis Jimenez and The Ocean Cleaner Apr 5, 2017 | Posted by Andrés Medoza Del Valle III | CANCUN Denis and Christine Jimenez created the website theoceancleaner.org / Photos: theoceancleaner.org   Did you know that 8,000,000 tons of waste end up in the sea every year? Denis has a plan to do … Continue reading The Playa Times Meets Denis Jimenez and The Ocean Cleaner-part 1

An Ocean of Plastic

The world’s waste has formed a vast floating garbage dump that’s twice the size of Texas, and it’s working its way up the food chain – BY KITT DOUCETTE | October 29, 2009 – Welcome to the future,” says Capt. Charles Moore, the commander of a 25-ton research vessel called Alguita. He’s standing in Kewalo … Continue reading An Ocean of Plastic