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Humans and the environment

IF YOU SPEND TOO MUCH TIME IN THE SUN YOU CAN GET A TAN OR SUNBURN.





BUT YOU HAVE HIGHER RISKS OF GETTING SKIN CANCER.





THE SUN'S RAYS INCLUDE HARMFUL ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION WHICH CAN
DAMAGE THE DNA IN OUR CELLS.





DARK SKINNED PEOPLE YOU ARE LUCKY!…

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THIS PREVENTS THE HARMFUL RADIATION FROM DAMAGING YOUR
VULNERABLE TISSUES DEEPER IN YOUR SKIN.





ANYHOW, NO MATTER WHAT YOUR SKIN COLOUR IS AND WHERE YOU ARE; YOU
MUST PROTECT YOURSELF WITH HATS, SUNGLASSES, SUNSCREEN LOTIONS,
and UMBRELLA.





PUTTING ON SUNSCREEN LOTIONS CAN PREVENT YOU FROM SKIN CANCER





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THE HIGHER THE SUN PROTECTION FACTOR (SPF); THE LONGER YOU CAN STAY
IN THE SUN FOR.














DANIELA IS IN SPAIN AND IS WEARING A SUNSCREEN LOTION WITH SPF OF 20.
THIS MEANS SHE CAN STAY IN THE SUN FOR 20 TIMES LONGER THAN
NORMALLY WITHOUT SUNSCREEN LOTION.





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