Turns Out Your Sunscreen Could Be Killing Coral Reefs
A new study found a common ingredient in sunscreen, oxybenzone, is threatening coral reef conservation.By Samantha Crook | October 21, 2015
A new study released Tuesday says sunscreen is a threat to coral reefs.
More specifically, the toxicity of a common sunscreen ingredient, oxybenzone.
Researchers in Hawaii and the U.S. Virgin Islands studied the effects that ingredient had on multiple species of coral.