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Impact of sunscreens on coral reefs

Overall, what is the impact of UV filters in sunscreens on corals?

Around the world, coral reefs are facing a degradation driven by global and local human-derived pressures including climate change, coastal development, pollution, amongst others. In…

Impact of sunscreens on coral reefs

The impact of organic UV filters in sunscreens on coral reefs

Sunscreens contain many components, including various UV filters that can be organic (chemical) or inorganic (mineral). Scientists are becoming increasingly interested in their effects on…