Divers are just temporary visitors to the underwater realm but the choices we make can have long lasting effects on the health of the coral reefs and the marine environment we love. Let's do what we can to not love it to death.
Scubapro Cares about our environment. This is evident in the materials used to make and package their products.
Fourth Element is making more and more of their products "OceanPositive". It began with ghost nets recovered from the ocean and recycled to make ECONYL yarn to use in Fourth Element swimwear and rashguards. The effort has grown from there...
Sun Bum Sunscreens are both Oxybenzone free and Octinoxate free - these are the two ingredients noted in the research that is leading to new legislation intended to protect the reefs. In addition, as a fundamental principle, Sun Bum has always been adamant about removing any ingredients that may be questionable for us and the planet, so there are no questionable ingredients in their products either (such as parabens, phthalates, formaldehyde...)
At Submerged we have tried many "reef friendly / reef safe" sunscreens. Sun Bum tops the list as the best! First and foremost, it's an effective sunscreen. Beyond that, here are some other reasons why we like it so much more than some of the other products out there: