Nature Foundation Warns That Residents of Guana Bay, Point Blanche Starting to Experience Adverse Health Effects Due to Large Amounts of Decomposing Sargassum Seaweed

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COLE BAY - The St. Maarten Nature Foundation is warning that residents of coastal communities are starting to experience adverse health effects due to gasses released by decomposing Sargassum seaweed. In particular residents of Guana Bay and Point Blanch have requested the Nature Foundation to look into the matter: “We have been coordinating our monitoring efforts … Continue reading Nature Foundation Warns That Residents of Guana Bay, Point Blanche Starting to Experience Adverse Health Effects Due to Large Amounts of Decomposing Sargassum Seaweed

Sint Maarten Nature Foundation Responds to Sargassum Related Fish Die-Off in Oysterpond

The Sint Maarten Nature Foundation over the weekend responded to a significant fish-die off event occurring in the Oysterpond wetland. The event is related to the present sargassum invasion the country is currently experiencing. “We have been at the area in Oysterpond for a few days now monitoring the situation and it is serious. Due … Continue reading Sint Maarten Nature Foundation Responds to Sargassum Related Fish Die-Off in Oysterpond

Nature Foundation Warns About Increased Potential for Large Scale Sargassum Invasion

COLE BAY:---- The St. Maarten Nature Foundation is warning of a potential significant influx of Sargassum seaweed in the coming days: “We have been coordinating our monitoring efforts with our partners in the region and based on weather predictions, sattelite imagery and aerial surveys there is a significant amount of the seaweed headed in our … Continue reading Nature Foundation Warns About Increased Potential for Large Scale Sargassum Invasion

Nature Foundation Warns About Potential for Increased Sargassum Invasion

COLE BAY - The St. Maarten Nature Foundation is again warning of a potential influx of Sargassum seaweed in the coming weeks: “We have been coordinating our monitoring efforts with our partners in the region and based on weather predictions and aerial surveys there is a significant amount of the seaweed headed in our general … Continue reading Nature Foundation Warns About Potential for Increased Sargassum Invasion