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Mexico to build seaweed barriers to protect beaches

MEXICO CITY — A Mexican environmental agency said Thursday that is constructing barriers at sea just beyond its famed Riviera Maya beaches to decrease the huge amounts of seaweed washing up onshore. ... read more

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While Mexico Beach provides a great example of how we can build with resiliency in mind ... By contrast, there are tangible benefits from preserving barrier islands. Florida continues to attract ... read more

Loads of seaweed are threatening the Caribbean’s sea life and tourism. Experts say we may be to blame

CANCUN, Mexico ... seaweed before it reaches shore and haul it away in boats. A pilot project at the public beach in Playa del Carmen, about an hour south of Cancun, has yielded mixed results. On a ... read more

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The Latest: Senate votes to block Trump border declaration

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Trump revives border wall fight with new budget request; seeks $8.6 billion to build barrier

It would pay for hundreds of miles of new barriers along the U.S ... He used to say Mexico would pay for it, but Mexico has refused to do so. Associated Press writers Jill Colvin in Palm Beach, ... read more

Trump expected to seek $8.6B for border wall in new budget

President Donald Trump will seek $8.6 billion in his new budget to build ... but Mexico has refused to do so. Associated Press Jill Colvin in Palm Beach, Florida, contributed to this report. The ... read more

Hurricane-smashed Texas barrier island is a magnet for new development; defenses remain pending

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Mexico to build barriers to protect beaches from seaweed

MEXICO CITY -- A Mexican environmental agency is constructing barriers at sea just beyond its famed Riviera Maya beaches to decrease the massive amounts of seaweed washing up onshore. Quintana Roo ... read more

Loads of seaweed are threatening the Caribbean's sea life and tourism. Experts say we may be to blame

Each morning along Mexico ... public beach in Playa del Carmen, about an hour south of Cancun, has yielded mixed results. On a recent sunny afternoon, two snake-like yellow barriers floated on the ... read more

Trump issues first veto after rebuke of border order

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Heading to the beach? Get ready for thick, slimy seaweed

Thick mats of seaweed have washed up on South Florida beaches in recent weeks, creating a tangled, squishy barrier between swimmers and the ... the seaweed reaches Florida through the Gulf of Mexico, ... read more



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