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  1. Fulfilling a promiseRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 10 | Altoona Mirror

    The remains of a World War II Navy aviation radioman 3rd class - presumed killed 74 years ago in a crash on an island in the western Pacific - arrived back in Cambria County on a rainy Friday to be honored and laid to rest. Mintus, formerly of Benscreek, Washington Township, was lost in a bombing raid July 27, 1944, on Malakal Island in the Republic of Palau.

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  2. Palau bans harmful sunscreensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | SCUBA News...

    The Republic of Palau, a South Pacific island nation, is the world's first country to ban sunscreen products containing environmentally harmful ingredients. Palau's Responsible Tourism Education Act of 2018, which takes effect in 2020, prohibits use of environmental pollutants that threaten juvenile stages of corals, fish and other marine life.

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  3. Why the Pacific island nation of Palau is banning sunscreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | The New Zealand Herald

    In an attempt to protect the coral reefs that divers so admire they have dubbed them the underwater Serengeti, Palau will soon ban many types of sunscreen. Photo / AP In an attempt to protect the coral reefs, which divers so admire they have dubbed them the underwater Serengeti, the Pacific nation of Palau will soon ban many types of sunscreen.

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  4. Pacific island Palau is banning many sunscreens to help protect coral reefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | USA Today

    Banned sunscreens contain any one of 10 chemicals, including oxybenzone, which can be found in brands like Neutrogena, Banana Boat and Coppertone. Pacific island Palau is banning many sunscreens to help protect coral reefs Banned sunscreens contain any one of 10 chemicals, including oxybenzone, which can be found in brands like Neutrogena, Banana Boat and Coppertone.

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  5. Why a Sunny Pacific Island Is Banning SunscreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Time

    The Pacific archipelago of Palau is regarded as one of the best diving locations in the world, with hundreds of varieties of fish and coral found within its reefs. In an effort to protect those natural treasures from harmful chemicals, Palau recently became the first country to ban many types of sunscreen.

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  6. Pacific island Palau bans sunscreenRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Fox News

    In an attempt to protect the coral reefs that divers so admire they have dubbed them the underwater Serengeti, the Pacific nation of Palau will soon ban many types of sunscreen. President Tommy Remengesau Jr. last week signed legislation that bans "reef-toxic" sunscreen from 2020.

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  7. Ben-Gurion University research leads to first nationwide sunscreen chemicals ban in PalauRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | EurekAlert!

    NEW YORK...November 7, 2018 -- The Republic of Palau, a South Pacific island nation, became the world's first country to ban sunscreen products containing environmentally harmful ingredients last Wednesday, based in part on research conducted by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Prof. Ariel Kushmaro.

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  8. Pacific holiday spot bans sunscreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | NEWS.com.au

    ... a substitute for going to the doctor for a skin check. In an attempt to protect its coral reefs, the Pacific nation of Palau will soon ban many types of sunscreen. Picture: AP/Itsuo Inouye IN AN attempt to protect the coral reefs, which divers so ...

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  9. Palau to ban sunscreen as it tries to save its coral reefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Albany Times Union

    In this June 13, 2009 file photo, children play at a resort beach in Ngerkebesang, Palau. In an attempt to protect the coral reefs that divers so admire they have dubbed them the underwater Serengeti, the Pacific nation of Palau will soon ban many types of sunscreen.

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  10. Israeli Research Leads to Ban of Sunscreen in South Pacific Island of PalauRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | The Jewish Press

    Research at Ben Gurion University of the Negev has led the South Pacific island nation of Palau to ban sunscreen that contains harmful chemicals, in order to save its coral reefs, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Republic of Palau signed The Responsible Tourism Education Act of 2018 into law Wednesday, making the tiny island nation the first country in the world to ban sunscreen products containing environmentally harmful ingredients, based in part on research conducted by BGU Professor Ariel Kushmaro.

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  11. Palau to Ban Sunscreen in Fight to Save Coral ReefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | Chosun Ilbo

    In an attempt to protect the coral reefs that divers so admire they have dubbed them the underwater Serengeti, the Pacific nation of Palau will soon ban many types of sunscreen. President Tommy Remengesau Jr. last week signed legislation that bans "reef-toxic" sunscreen from 2020.

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  12. Photo: In this June 13, 2009 file photo, children play atRead the original story

    Friday Nov 2 | The Las Vegas Sun

    In this June 13, 2009 file photo, children play at a resort beach in Ngerkebesang, Palau. In an attempt to protect the coral reefs that divers so admire they have dubbed them the underwater Serengeti, the Pacific nation of Palau will soon ban many types of sunscreen.

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  13. Palau joins Hawaii in banning sunscreen harmful to coralRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    SYDNEY>> The Western Pacific nation of Palau has become the first country to ban many kinds of sunscreen, in a move to protect its coral reefs from chemicals that scientists say cause significant damage. Hawaii Governor David Ige signs into law Senate Bill 2571 during a news conference at the State Capitol on July 3. Senate Bill 2571 prohibits the sale and distribution of over-the-counter sunscreens containing oxybenzone and octinoxate in Hawaii.

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  14. Palau becomes first nation to ban chemical sunscreensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | TreeHugger

    Palau is the first country to ban "reef-toxic" sunscreens. It passed a law this week banning sunscreens that contain any one of ten chemicals, including oxybenzone and octinoxate, which are the same chemicals targeted in Hawaii's chemical sunscreen ban earlier this year.

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  15. Palau becomes 1st country to ban sunscreens toxic to coral reefRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | GlobalNews

    In an attempt to protect the coral reefs that divers so admire they have dubbed them the underwater Serengeti, the Pacific nation of Palau will soon ban many types of sunscreen. President Tommy Remengesau Jr. last week signed legislation that bans "reef-toxic" sunscreen from 2020.

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  16. Palau Bans Many Kinds of Sunscreen, Citing Threat to CoralRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | The New York Times

    The Western Pacific nation of Palau has become the first country to ban many kinds of sunscreen, in a move to protect its coral reefs from chemicals that scientists say cause significant damage. Under the ban, which will take effect in 2020, "reef toxic" sunscreen - defined as containing one of 10 prohibited chemicals, a list that could grow later - can be confiscated from tourists when they enter the country, and retailers who sell it can be fined up to $1,000.

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  17. Spirit Lake PD investigating after pedestrian struck while crossing Highway 41Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... the man. In an attempt to protect coral reefs that divers have dubbed the underwater Serengeti, the Pacific nation of Palau will soon ban many types of sunscreen. President Tommy Remengesau Jr. last week signed legislation that bans "reef-toxic" ...

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  18. Palau bans some sunscreens to save coralRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | CNN

    The Pacific nation of Palau is banning a large number of sunscreens due to fears they are harmful to coral reefs, joining a growing list of places which limit their use. "Plastic waste, chemical pollution, resource over-consumption and climate change all continue to threaten the health of our pristine paradise," Palau President Tommy Remengesau said in a statement on the signing into law of the Responsible Tourism Education Act of 2018.

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  19. Omak PD: Straight pins found in Halloween candyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... the man. In an attempt to protect coral reefs that divers have dubbed the underwater Serengeti, the Pacific nation of Palau will soon ban many types of sunscreen. President Tommy Remengesau Jr. last week signed legislation that bans "reef-toxic" ...

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  20. Palau plans sunscreen ban to save coralRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Palau is to introduce the world's first ban on sunscreen chemicals to protect its famed corals. KOROR, Palau: The tiny Pacific island nation of Palau will ban "reef-toxic" sunscreens from 2020 in what it claims is a world-first initiative to stop chemical pollution killing its famed corals.

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