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Trader Joe's sunscreen is the skin care star of the summer

It's a dreary, lousy day in New York City where I spray on Trader Joe's sunscreen for the first time. In early May, Consumer Reports awarded TJ's $ 6 bargain for UVA and UVB protection with a perfect sun protection rating. So we put it to the test. The Well + Good test, if you like. Using SPF 24/7/365 (regardless …

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Space photos of the week: The moon needs sunscreen

Did you know that the moon can get sunburned? Although our heavenly companion has a magnetic field, it is uneven. It can sometimes distract damage that the solar wind would otherwise cause when it comes in contact with the surface. However, some areas of the field are too weak to combat this force, and as a result of solar radiation, …

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Florida's Key West bans sunscreen, which scientists claim to contribute to the "bleaching" of coral reefs.

Florida's Key West bans sunscreen ingredients that scientists claim to bleach coral reefs. Sunscreen containing two specific chemicals will soon no longer be sold in Key West, Florida, as they have probably been known as "bleaching" the coral reef. The Key West City Commission voted to ban the sale of sunscreen containing the chemicals oxybenzone and octinoxate, which are normally …

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Key West wants to ban sunscreen that could damage the reefs

Recent Emails Receive breaking news and special reports. The news and stories that mattered delivered the day of the week in the morning. SUBSCRIBE Jan. 16, 2019, 18:19 GMT By Associated Press KEY WEST, Florida – Key West officials took the first steps to ban the sale of two-ingredient sunscreens that could harm corals reefs. The Miami Herald reports that …

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Palau became the first country to banned sunscreen to protect coral reefs

Palau has announced that it will ban sunscreen to save its coral reefs. Creative Commons Palau will be the first country to ban sunscreens to save its coral reefs. Last week, President Tommy Remengesau Jr. signed a law prohibiting "reeftoxic" sunscreen from 2020. The island state, located in the western Pacific, is preserving and protecting its coral reefs. Sunscreen is …

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Palau became the first country to banned sunscreen to protect coral reefs

Palau will be the first country to ban sunscreen to save its coral reefs. Last week, President Tommy Remengesau Jr. signed the law banning "reeftoxic" sunscreen from 2020. The island state, located in the western Pacific, is preserving and protecting its coral reefs. Sunscreen is defined as one of ten chemicals used in sunscreen lotions, including oxybenzone. Mr. Remengesau said …

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Palau plans sunscreen ban to save coral – environment

The tiny Pacific Island nation of Palau wants to ban "reef-toxic" sunscreens from 2020 in what it claims to be a world-first initiative to stop chemical pollution killing its famed coral. Palau, which lies in the western Pacific About halfway between Australia and Japan, it is considered to be one of the world's best diving destinations. A spokesman for President …

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The small nation of Palau bans most sunscreen to save coral reefs

Palau, a tiny island nation in the Pacific, will ban many of the most common types of sunscreen to protect the country's fragile environment. This is a dramatic step to help the planet's beleaguered coral reefs. President Tommy Remengesau signed a new law last week banning "reefotoxic" sunscreens from 2020 onwards. Any tourist who travels to Palau will have the …

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Palau bans sunscreen as it tries to salvage its coral reefs

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) – To protect the coral reefs that divers admire to be called underwater Serengeti, the Pacific nation of Palau will soon ban many types of sunscreen. President Tommy Remengesau Jr. signed a bill last week banning "reef-toxic" sunscreens from 2020 onwards. Prohibited sunscreen is confiscated by tourists who bring it into the country and merchants selling …

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5 things besides sunscreen that are bad for coral reefs

The Week of the Coral Reef in the third week of July each year was created to highlight the importance of coral reefs and the need to protect them. Coral reefs cover only 0.2 percent of the seabed, but these amazing ecosystems support around 2 million species of marine plants and animals. In addition, more than 500 million people around …

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