Sunscreen Can Damage Freshwater Ecosystem

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Sunscreen Can Damage Freshwater Ecosystem

Common sunscreen ingredients prove dangerous for freshwater ecosystems. The results show that long-term exposure to ultraviolet (UV) filters -- including avobenzone, oxybenzone, and octocrylene -- is lethal for some organisms living in freshwater environments. One of the largest sources of UV-filter contamination in both marine and freshwater environments is from sunscreen leaching off of the skin while swimming. Source 1f.

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Post Date: 2nd Jan, 2023 - 10:32pm / Post ID: #

Sunscreen Can Damage Freshwater Ecosystem
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Ecosystem Freshwater Damage Sunscreen

Scientists warn that the bioaccumulation of toxic substances from sunscreens can cause hormonal and reproductive disorders. Rising sea temperatures make the conditions coral needs to survive intolerable.



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