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Sunscreen with Chemical UV Filters: Killing Coral and Disrupting Hormones in Humans? And Alternatives

Last night I watched a French documentary about sunscreen and my eyes were opened to the impact we are having on the planet-one I was not previously aware of. Not living near the sea, I rarely visit beaches. But imagine … Continue reading

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Does Your Sunscreen Work? EWG’s Guide for Best and Worst of 2009

Does your sunscreen work? Surprisingly, 3 of 5 brand-name sunscreens either don’t protect skin from sun damage or contain hazardous chemicals — or both. An Environmental Working Group investigation of 1,581 sunscreens rates the season’s best — and worst. Go … Continue reading

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What Products are Made from Petrochemicals?

What products are made from petrochemicals? The National Petroleum and Refiners Association Tells Us From their site: Products Made from Petrochemicals include plastics, soaps, detergents, solvents (such as paint thinner), paints, drugs, fertilizer, pesticides, explosives, synthetic fibers and rubbers, and … Continue reading

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