Posts Tagged ‘sunscreens’

Thailand places a ban on coral damaging sunscreens in marine national parks

Sunscreens that contain damaging chemicals to marine life have been banned in Thailand’s marine national parks. The Thai Department of Conservation said four ingredients commonly found in sun creams were shown to destroy coral larvae, obstruct coral reproduction and cause reef bleaching, reports BBC.  According to The Good News Network, those banned chemicals are: oxybenzone, […]

Sunscreens destroy coral reefs by releasing harmful chemicals that disrupt microorganisms found in water

(Natural News) Summer is a time for sun, sea, and surf. Now, it’s also becoming a time to harm corals and the marine life they protect. That’s because the sunscreen which tourists apply generously on their skin before getting into the beach has chemicals that harm the corals living thousands of  feet below […]

Natural News reveals its top sunscreens to avoid in 2017

(Natural News) As summer approaches, the topic of sun protection inevitably comes up, with many news outlets publishing lists of top sunscreens. As many Natural News readers know, it’s hard to trust the mainstream media and commercial products, where boosting the bottom line often trumps human safety. That’s why we’re bringing you a list of […]

Hawaii seeks to ban toxic chemical sunscreens to save the coral reefs from chemical decimation

(Natural News) Many snorkelers who are drawn to Hawaii’s coral reefs have noticed that they are not brimming with life the way they once did, and it looks like they only have themselves to blame. A lot of explanations have been put forth for coral die-offs, but one of the biggest culprits is the sunscreen […]

Hawaii Seeks a Ban on Chemical Sunscreens in Effort to Save Coral Reefs

Vic Bishop, Staff WriterWaking Times Around the world ocean’s coral reefs are dying as a result of bleaching, water temperature increases, poor stewardship, vandalism, tourism, and pollution, and worldwide attention is needed to protect them. Now, in an effort to save coral reefs, Hawaii is making an effort to ban certain chemical sunscreens for […]

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