Hawaii Bans Sunscreens to Protect Corals

David Ige, Hawaii Gov. signed legislation on Tuesday regarding a ban on the sale of sunscreens which consists of two harmful chemicals that harm coral reefs. By signing this Hawaii becomes the first U.S. state that has initiated a ban on oxybenzone and octinoxate. Ige30

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Belize Barrier Reef No More Endangered

The Belize Barrier Reef, which is the world’s largest barrier reef system situated in the Northern Hemisphere was withdrawn from the United Nations list of endangered world heritage sites. The world body’s scientific, educational, and cultural agency- UNESCO said that on Tuesday, its heritage committee30