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Toxic-Free Fun in the Sun: Review of EWG’s 2017 Sunscreen Guide

Since it is the beginning of summer and we are all eager to shed our winter clothes and spend some time in the sun, I decided it would be a good time to talk about sun protection. 796 more words


Reefs at Risk: Maui Film Fest and Beach Party

Come talk story with the cast and crew of “REEFS AT RISK” on Maui! Ban Toxic Sunscreens will be there too! Bring your conventional reef killing sunscreen to swap for some eco-friendly kine. 46 more words

Reef Safe Sunscreen

Removing Organic Contaminants Including Oxybenzone from Wastewater

Most waterwater treatment does not remove oxybenzone and other toxic chemical sunscreen ingredients during treatment (including pharmaceuticals). We hear people all the time – particularly in Hawaii – say, well, we’re not going in the ocean. 263 more words


Does Your Sunscreen Contribute to Coral Bleaching? 4 Facts to Know Before Your Next Tropical Getaway

  • FACT: Oxybenzone, a UV-filtering chemical compound found in 3,500 brands of sunscreen worldwide, can be fatal to baby coral and damaging to adults in high concentrations.
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Ocean Advocacy

Hawaii DLNR Reef Safe Sunscreen Press Conference

Hawaii DLNR discusses Reef Safe Sunscreen and what ingredients are not to be used in Hawaii: oxybenzone, octinoxate, avobenzone, octocrylene, and more! 9-3-16


Might your sunblock be hurting you?

‘Tis the time for holiday vacations once again!  Before you get packed for your next beach holiday, take some time to find out if your sunblock is good enough to protect you from the sun’s harmful UV rays. 840 more words

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