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For many, it isn’t a pleasant sight or smell. A pungent-algae piling up on the beaches of popular Mexican resort destinations like Cancun and Playa del Carmen. It’s called sargassum and experts are still trying to figure out whether something can be done before it jeopardizes tourism and the Mexican economy. Valeria Leon reported on the problem and some creative solutions.

Seaweed affects Mexico’s tourism and economy

For many, it isn’t a pleasant sight or smell. A pungent-algae piling up on the beaches of popular Mexican resort destinations like Cancun and Playa del Carmen. It’s called sargassum and experts are still trying to figure out whether something can be done before it jeopardizes tourism and the Mexican economy. Valeria Leon reported on the problem and some creative solutions.

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