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    amyb is online now
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    July Sargassum

    Well,if it gets any denser, we will soon be able to walk across and hopscotch to visit with our neighbors to the south, Saba, Eustacious,and St Kitts. Just sayin'
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    GramChop is offline
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    Re: July Sargassum

    Oy.
    The waves of the sea bring me back to me.

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    Hawke is offline
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    Re: July Sargassum

    Hope it soon finds a way to move out for you.

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    amyb is online now
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    Re: July Sargassum

    The worst day so far for our part of the sea.
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    Jim A is offline
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    Re: July Sargassum

    I just came across this article. I don't know if it is true but I never heard about a relationship to fertilizer runoff

    https://www.vox.com/science-and-heal...atlantic-study
    https://thepointsguy.com/news/beache...4-F9A64744363C

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    amyb is online now
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    Re: July Sargassum

    Some is from Africa and some from South America. Seems to be flourishing and fertilizer has been named as a cause.
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    Re: July Sargassum

    There was a story about it on the Today show yesterday...

    https://www.today.com/news/smelly-se...eaches-t157770

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    Izzy is offline
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    Re: July Sargassum

    Good to see the mainstream media is catching up with the forum (5/14/18, others go back to 2014):

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    The University of South Florida Sargassum Watch website that has been posted before may be of some interest.

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    Hawke is offline
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    Re: July Sargassum

    Check out the thread "Reforest the Tropics". A group that is working on a practical lessening of deforestation.

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    Hawke is offline
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    Re: July Sargassum

    Has the Sargassum disappeared or everyone is used to it?

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    amyb is online now
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    Re: July Sargassum

    Kent, I would say tolerated-I don't think I will ever get used to it.
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