Sunscreens release metals and nutrients into seawater

https://phys.org/news/2019-08-sunscreens-metals-nutrients-seawater.html

Beachgoers are becoming increasingly aware of the potentially harmful effects UV filters from sunscreens can have on coral and other marine organisms when the protective lotions wash off their bodies into the ocean. Now, researchers have studied how sunscreens release different compounds—trace metals and inorganic nutrients—into Mediterranean seawater, with unknown


Original Title: Sunscreens release metals and nutrients into seawater
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