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Chemical in sunscreen and cosmetics may harm coral by altering fatty acids

13:09 EST 9 Jan 2019 | News-Medical.net

Although sunscreen is critical for preventing sunburns and skin cancer, some of its ingredients are not so beneficial to ocean-dwelling creatures. In particular, sunscreen chemicals shed by swimmers are thought to contribute to coral reef decline.

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