‘We have one reef’: Key West bans popular sunscreens to help keep coral alive

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Soon, beachgoers won’t be able to buy certain top-selling sunscreens along parts of the Florida Keys. The Key West City Commission voted Tuesday night to ban sunscreens containing oxybenzone and octinoxate, two chemicals that have been shown to be damaging to coral reefs. Beginning in January 2021, Key West will ban such sunscreens from sale […]


Original Title: ‘We have one reef’: Key West bans popular sunscreens to help keep coral alive
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