Palau has signed a law that restricts the sale and use of sunscreen and skincare products that contain a list of ten different chemicals.
It´s a fact; the biggest threat to coral reefs is climate change; the second biggest threat is posed by algal blooms (triggered by the runoff of nutrients from sewage and farming). Sunscreen is now seen as one of a number of other, lesser threats including ocean acidification.
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