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Amsterdam moves to ban cruise ships from city center to combat pollution: 'Sea of locusts'

Elected officials in Amsterdam, Netherlands, are citing climate change and rowdy tourists as a reason to ban cruise ships from unloading passengers in its city center.
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Antarctic tourism is booming – but can the continent cope?

In tourist hotspots cruise ships must at times queue to disembark passengers and fragile ecosystems may be at risk from visitors. But who gets to decide on who can come?
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Eco-friendly cruises: Examining the efforts to green the cruise ship business

Cruise ships are notoriously bad for the environment, but this might be changing.

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Cruise ships in Europe pumped out more harmful gases than 1 billion cars last year, report shows

Cruise ships were responsible for more than four times the sulphuric emissions into Europe’s atmosphere than all of the continent’s car last year, according to a new report.

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Dwindling sea ice and rising Arctic ship traffic may bring unwelcome visitors to King Island, Alaska

Members of the King Island Native Community see potential threats to their food security and cultural resources.
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Prince Rupert port set to ban cruise ships from dumping contaminated wastewater

A second port on Canada’s West Coast is proposing a ban on cruise ships dumping contaminated and acidic wastewater while docked to protect the marine environment.

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Coral reefs provide stunning images of a world under assault

Just below the keels of massive ships, an underwater camera provides a live feed from another world, showing marine life that’s trying its best to resist global warming.

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