In Thailand’s marine parks, sunscreens that harm coral are now banned

All of Thailand’s coastal national parks have banned sunscreens containing ingredients that harm coral. Concerns are mounting that sun protection creams used by visitors are damaging slow-growing corals.

Four components often found in sun creams have been proved to kill coral larvae, hinder coral reproduction, and induce reef bleaching, according to the Thai Department of Conservation.

Original Story: BBC

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