Have you ever wondered what it is about some sunscreens that can cause harm to coral and even lead to coral bleaching? Well, we have the answer for you. Scientists have found that sunscreen containing parabens, cinnamates, benzophenones and camphor derivatives can cause hard coral bleaching.
Two Best Ways To Help:
- Use Sunscreen that does not contain parabens, cinnamates, benzophenones and camphor derivatives.
- Wait more than 20 minutes prior to entering the water after applying sunscreen.