Environmentalists in Venice are riding the waves of a cruise crash
Venice’s No Grandi Navi (No Big Ships) campaign, which is supported by many environmentalists, has been bolstered by the Costa Concordia cruise ship crash. But the campaign’s claims do not justify the banning of cruise ships from the Venetian lagoon. Nor do they merit the phasing out of cruise ship passage through the waters of St Mark’s basin in front of St Mark’s Square, which was agreed by Venetian and government officials on Friday 20 January 2012.
Read all about it in my article published by Spiked-Online by clicking on this link below: