Besieged by seaweed, Caribbean scrambles to make use of the stuff

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The Caribbean's seaweed explosion started in 2011, and scientists are still trying to figure out if climate change or other factors are to blame. Cleanup is a major struggle for governments, but some are trying to find other sustainable uses for the seaweed, such as construction materials or fuel. Joseph Montoya, professor in the School of Biological Sciences who is part of the Ocean Science and Engineering program, weighs in on the possible causes for the excess seaweed. 

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College of Sciences, School of Biological Sciences

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Environment
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College of Sciences, School of Biological Sciences, Joseph Montoya, seaweed, caribbean
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  • Created By: Renay San Miguel
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  • Created On: Oct 1, 2021 - 3:05pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 1, 2021 - 3:05pm