Are sunscreens a new environmental risk associated with coastal tourism?

  title={Are sunscreens a new environmental risk associated with coastal tourism?},
  author={David S{\'a}nchez-Quiles and Antonio Tovar-S{\'a}nchez},
  journal={Environment international},
The world coastal-zone population and coastal tourism are expected to grow during this century. Associated with that, there will be an increase in the use of sunscreens and cosmetics with UV-filters in their formulation, which will make coastal regions worldwide susceptible to the impact of these cosmetics. Recent investigations indicate that organic and inorganic UV-filters, as well as many other components that are constituents of the sunscreens, reach the marine environment--directly as a… CONTINUE READING
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