Sunscreen waste could harm fish embryos

(10/09/18)

A team of researchers working on the identification of the harm caused by sunscreen chemicals in seawater found these susbtances can cause abnormalities in and kill zebrafish offspring by entering the food chain.

These scientists, from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), explain that the extensive amount of sunscreen chemicals in seawater also could pose a risk to human health as the genetic structure of zebrafish resembles that of humans.

The study also shows that these contaminants..........................................


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