Are sandcastles a threat to baby sea turtles? What does “reef safe” sunscreen mean? What ingredients in sunscreens harm corals? How do we know which ocean-safe sunscreens and beach toys to choose? Just chillax, our Mote researchers are here to share the gnarly science for a sustainable summer. Participate in the discussion with our scientists to learn how to enjoy your summer season while allowing sea turtles and coral reefs to enjoy theirs.
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