There is no doubt that Sargassam seaweed is a complete nuisance. It is one of Mother Nature’s creations that can wreak havoc on our beaches and is currently making its presence felt in Barbados and throughout the Caribbean. Unfortunately, this annoyance is out of our control and we hope that it disappears as quickly as it appeared. Scientists are still trying to understand it. The root causes are not quite understood, but experts believe that it is influenced by global warming, pollution and disturbance in the liquid boundaries. Other scientists blame ocean currents, ocean temperatures, rainfall patterns, hurricanes and nutrient levels.