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Swimmers' Sunscreen Kills Coral :: Green Living at Care2

Environment  (tags: climate, destruction, ecosystems, environment, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, oceans, protection, pollution, water, habitat )

- 4058 days ago -
Paraben, cinnamate, benzophenone and a camphor derivative found in sunscreen activate a virus dormant in algae causing the algae to explode and kill the coral beds dependant on the algae for nutrients.


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Ann W (12)
Saturday June 5, 2010, 9:38 am
I knew this. It's not rocket science.
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