Asia Announces Ban upon Coral-Damaging Sunscreens within Marine National Recreational areas
Thailand has declared that, across its marine national parks, it’ s banning sunscreens that contain chemicals recognized to damage coral. The Thai Department of Conservation said 4 ingredients commonly present in sunscreens are proven to destroy chemical larvae. They obstruct coral reproduction and help with bleaching of reef systems. Those prohibited chemicals are: oxybenzone, octinoxate, 4-methylbenzylidene […]
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