The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has found that the global die-off of coral reefs is partially due to a toxic chemical in sunscreen, leading the National Park Service to recommend wearing only “reef-friendly” varieties while swimming in the ocean. What do you think?


“Clearly the NOAA forgets how much worse it used to be before sunscreen, when waterways were choked by stray pashminas and panama hats.”

Dora Carlson • Ringtone Composer

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“So? Is coral edible or something?”

Hugh McKevitt • Chief Puppeteer

“Look, I get that this is a problem, but I can’t be expected to rearrange my entire life so that it’s reef-friendly.”

Clark Tomason • Family Attorney