While westerners flock to beaches in the quest for the perfect tan, white skin is an ideal for many with darker skin.
In Asian countries, billions of euros are spent on skin whitening products, which account for over a quarter of cosmetic sales.
As the numbers of coronavirus infections and deaths rise, so do the number of reports of racism or xenophobia against Chinese people in Europe and the US. It's not the first time it's happened either.
Some chemicals in sunscreen can kill corals, researchers have discovered. So how to protect your skin and reefs at the same time? DW reports from Bonaire in the Caribbean.
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