Researchers show that tropical reefs can host coral or seaweed communities under the same conditions

Soon, beachgoers in Key West, Florida won’t be able to buy some of the most popular sunscreens in the market. The city, on Tuesday, voted to ban sunscreens containing oxybenzone and octinoxate, in […] The post Key West, Florida Bans Sunscreens That Harm Coral Reefs appeared first on Geek.com.

Researchers show that tropical reefs can host coral or seaweed communities under the same conditions

Tropical reefs are vulnerable ecosystems, sensitive to a variety of environmental conditions and disturbances, which can change their composition from vibrant coral reefs to vast fields of seaweed ...

Tue 12 Feb 19 from Phys.org

Florida city bans sunscreens with chemicals thought to harm coral

Popular tourist destination Key West joins Hawaii and Palau in prohibiting sale of suntan lotions with oxybenzone and octinoxate

Tue 12 Feb 19 from Chemistry World

What Is the Coral Triangle?

The Coral Triangle is the most biodiverse ecosystem in the world and is home to a variety of sea creatures, including sharks, colorful corals and vibrant tropical fish.

Mon 11 Feb 19 from Livescience

Key West, Florida Bans Sunscreens That Harm Coral Reefs

Soon, beachgoers in Key West, Florida won’t be able to buy some of the most popular sunscreens in the market. The city, on Tuesday, voted to ban sunscreens containing oxybenzone and octinoxate, ...

Wed 6 Feb 19 from Geek.com

Bring your reef-safe sunscreens when visiting Key West

Key West is taking steps toward promoting reef-safe sunscreens. Officials on the Key West City Commission just approved a ban on sunscreens that have ingredients that are harmful to coral reefs. ...

Mon 11 Feb 19 from Inhabitat

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