JUST A REMINDER: REEF FRIENDLY SUNSCREENS!!

Skincare Chemical Threatens Coral Reefs

Common chemical is used in thousands of products to protect against harmful effects of ultraviolet light.

sunscreen-beachScientists have discovered that a common chemical used to protect against the damaging effects of ultraviolet light is highly toxic to juvenile corals and other marine life.

 

For more information from the site:  https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/news/nov15/sunscreen-corals.html

Since this report there have been found to be three major chemicals in sunscreens that affect coral reefs.  Please Google reef friendly sunscreens BEFORE you slather up and jump in the water:

 

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