How can you help to protect coral reefs when diving or snorkelling?

  • Avoid vulnerable coral reefs and seas
  • Follow instructions and advice from local experts and authorities
  • Exercise caution when swimming around coral or other vulnerable vegetation
  • Admire the beauty but do not touch or remove anything prohibited 
  • Avoid using sunscreen (which according to one article has a negative effect on coral reefs). Wear a wetsuit and use a special sunscreen which doesn’t contain: oxybenzone, cinoxate, and butylparaben.