Pacific island Palau is banning many ...

Pacific island Palau is banning many sunscreens to help protect coral reefs

The western Pacific island, which lies west of the Philippines and north of Indonesia, will soon ban many types of sunscreen in an attempt to protect coral reefs. Scientists have found that some chemicals in sunscreen can be toxic to coral reefs, which are a vital part of the ocean ecosystem as well as a popular draw for tourists.

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