Sargassum: a Resource Guide for the Caribbean.
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Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism (CAST)
Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association
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The Guide is intended to serveas an initial resourcefor the Caribbean, in particular to inform the tourism industry, local governments, environmental groups and residents about Sargassum seaweed, its impact and uses, and best practice mitigation and management measures which are being undertaken. Provided this is a new and natural occurrence, there are ongoing studies on the tracking, use, effects and mitigation of Sargassum seaweed. The following pages seek to provide additional information to further educate the tourism sectorand other stakeholders......
PublisherCaribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism (CAST) and Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association
Coral Gables, FL
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)14.2
Essential Ocean Variables (EOV)Macroalgal canopy cover and composition
Best Practice TypeBest Practice
Manual (incl. handbook, guide, cookbook etc)
Spatial CoverageCaribbean Sea
CitationCaribbean Alliiance for Sustainable Tourism and Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (2015) Sargassum: a resource guide for the Caribbean. Coral Gables, FL, Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association, 14pp. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-798