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Palau becomes the first to ban “reef-toxic” sunscreens

Palau made history again by becoming the first country to ban “reef-toxic” sunscreens that contains chemicals that are harmful to the coral reefs. The Responsible Tourism Education Act 2018 was signed into law last week and contained the provision banning the sale and importation of “reef-toxic” sunscreen starting January 1, 2020. President Tommy Remengesau Jr. […]