Cruise ships are a catastrophe

“Cruise ships are back. And it’s a catastrophe for the environment”

Are we ready to really look at the cost of returning to “normal” when it comes to cruise ships? Let’s hope so because they are a catastrophe on multiple fronts.

If anything should change after Covid-19 and not go back to normal, it’s cruise ships and the voracious industry that operates them. It’s an industry that co-opts communities, buys up entire waterfronts if not private islands (in the Bahamas and Caribbean), and takes a hefty percentage of every shore excursion it sells.[…]

READ MORE at theguardian.com


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