Sargassum seaweed good for ecosystem

The Sargassum seaweed smothering the shoreline along the east coast of Trinidad and parts of Tobago can be beneficial to the ecosystem.

According to a document sent by the Institute of Marine Affairs (IMA), US-based company, Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute, conducted research on the sargassum which affected areas in the Gulf of Mexico.

It stated that the brown floating algae is not toxic to humans.

Click here to read the full story which appeared in the Trinidad Express on Friday May 8th, 2015

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