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How Your Sunscreen Hurts Coral Reefs

Posted Aug. 30, 2014 / Posted by: Kate Colwell

Taking an ocean dip after slathering on sunblock could damage the undersea ecosystem.

That's the conclusion of a recently published study in the Journal of Environmental Science and Technology that shows how chemicals in sunscreen have the potential to wreak havoc on marine life.

How Your Sunscreen Hurts Coral Reefs

-National Journal 8/30/14

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