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It's sunscreen season here, so here's some reef-protecting tips this year:
Coral absorbs nanoparticles (oxybenzone, octinoxate) in skin care products, bleaching them.
You can:
πŸ”† Wear hats/protective clothing to reduce the sunscreen you need to wear.
πŸ”† Avoid aerosols.
πŸ”† Seek shade.
πŸ”† Check your sunscreen/skin care:
haereticus-lab.org/protect-lan
This lab lists which sunscreens are nano-free.
ewg.org/sunscreen/report/execu
Environmental Working Group report on products safer for you AND the environment.

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❗ Even if you don't swim after applying sunscreen, it can wash off into the water after you bathe.
Hope these links help.

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