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sun surf and sand Mexico's beaches have everything a tourist could ask for and now something they don't want stinky sea weed heaps of it have washed ashore covering the white sands along Mexico's Caribbean coast home to some of the country's top vacation spots like Cancun and playa del Carmen in king Donna rose St some six hundred and twenty one miles of beaches in Mexico have been affected by this gorge including this one import the motor does yeah it's a it's a problem because we we are one two to go to see swimming and now we can do it because the the dirty water and the smell is very bad here but at a news conference earlier this week in Cancun Mexico's president down please the sea weeds impact on the local hospitality industry calling it quote a minor issue , attribute it to climate change by many researchers growing volumes of the brown algae known as sargassum have become the new normal and beaches around the world even affecting south Florida's shores for the last three years scientists say rising ocean temperatures changing currents nutrients from agricultural runoff are factors that contribute to such an algae bloom the Mexican government plans to spend two point seven billion dollars to build for boards specially designed to remove sea weed in addition to new barriers to retain it , until then it's a major turnoff for tourists including couples aiming for that perfect wedding photo by the beach minus all that mock