Investigating the exposure and impact of chemical UV filters on coral reef ecosystems: Review and research gap prioritization

  title={Investigating the exposure and impact of chemical UV filters on coral reef ecosystems: Review and research gap prioritization},
  author={Yasmine S. D. Watkins and Jonathan Brett Sallach},
  journal={Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management},
Coral reefs are among the world's most productive and biologically diverse ecosystems. In recent decades, they have experienced an unparalleled decline resulting from various anthropogenically induced stressors. Ultraviolet (UV) filters found in personal care products, such as sunscreen, are chemical pollutants that are emerging as a growing toxic threat to reef organisms. In this study, a systematic literature review was conducted to (1) determine the current understanding of spatial… 
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