The Secretariat of the Navy of Mexico announced that three of the seven municipalities in Quintana Roo, with a recurrent presence of sargassum, currently maintain a low levels of the problematic algae.
Quintana Roo authorities and the National Meteorological System reinforced their surveillance of three low pressure areas in the Atlantic, as two have doubled their probability, from 40 to 80%, to evolve into tropical storms.
RIU Hotel chain receives ruling in favor of resuming construction of a new property in Cancun despite the pleas of environmental activists.
An artificial beach that has been built without authorization from the Municipality of Solidaridad is cutting off the current that cleans the bay.
Construction of the new marina by Grupo Xcaret has begun despite the project still under evaluation by the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources to determine its environmental impact.
FONATUR is currently in negotiations with 250 families that currently live within the right of way. So far, 70 have accepted relocation terms.
Residents of Puerto Aventuras have reported to authorities that Dreams Hotel is illegally filling the bay with rocks and sand.
As part of the project to restore and protect the Mesoamerican reef system, the Regional Center for Fisheries Aquaculture Research (CRIAP) planted 30,037 coral colonies.
An environmental impact authorization request for a resort was submitted to the Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT). This project would add a total of 832 rooms in the Riviera Maya.
The Municipality has collected a total of 16,388.39 tons of seaweed from the beach area since the beginning of this year.