“EU drones watch as migrants drown.” My article about how migrants are left to drown and imprisoned. Published by @spikedonline.

The article in the link below was published by Spiked+Online on 14 August 2019; EU drones watch as migrants drown This is the text of the article: EU drones watch as migrants drown Brussels stands accused of ‘crimes against humanity’ for its brutal treatment of migrants. Dominic Standish. A boat carrying 48 migrants, including three … Continue reading

Improving land use to feed more people. Interview with me and an environmental policy specialist on @SkyNews live

Following the publication of the “Special Report on Climate Change and Land” by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on 8 August 2019. this interview in the link below was broadcast a couple of hours later: Below there is also a link where you can download the Report: Special Report on Climate Change and … Continue reading

‘Venice asks other ports to help find solution to cruise ship problems’. Article published in The Guardian including my comments

On Saturday 3 August 2019, the article in the link below was published and it includes two quotations from me;  Venice asks other ports to help find solution to cruise ship problems

‘Venice Overtourism?’ TV and YouTube interview with me and two Italians on The Newsmakers, @TRT World

This interview was conducted and broadcast on 30 July 2019 and can be viewed by clicking on the link below: Venice Overtourism

‘Is mass tourism ruining vacations as we know them?’ My comments as one of three interviewees during live TV and YouTube broadcast by Al Jazeera @AJStream

This programme was broadcast on 30 July 2019 and can be viewed by clicking on the link below. Feel free to comment, thanks. Is mass tourism ruining vacations as we know them? This debate developed some themes in my article published the day before which can be found in the link below: When did tourism … Continue reading

‘When did tourism become a crime?’ Article by me published by @spikedonline about how tourists are being criminalised from Venice to Rome and Barcelona.

When did tourism become a crime? The article in the link above was published on 29 July 2019. I welcome any comments, thanks. The text is also below. When did tourism become a crime? Dominic Standish. Venice’s new rules for tourists are making life hell for locals, too. This month, two German tourists were fined … Continue reading

‘A daft attempt to shut down Salvini’. Article by me on the EU’s failure to save migrants and why a German NGO ship captain should not be suing Italy’s elected deputy PM. Published by @spikedonline

This is the latest development in the debate about how Italy and the EU treats migrants and the role of NGO sponsored ships. Other articles on how this debate has developed can be viewed on this blog. This article was published on 18 July by Spiked-online and can be seen by clicking on the link … Continue reading

‘The EU’s war on African Migrants’. My article on how the EU and Italy are targetting migrants and their rescuers published by @spikedonline

‘The EU’s war on African Migrants’ was published by Spiked-Online on World Refugee Day, 19 June 2019. This can be read read by clicking on the link below; ‘The EU’s war on African Migrants’ This is the text of the article and I welcome any comments; The EU’s war on African migrants Everyone’s outraged by … Continue reading

‘Mini-BOTs: the next EU-Italy standoff?’ My article published by @spikedonline

On 12 June 2019, Spiked-online published my article ‘Mini-BOTs: the next EU-Italy standoff?’, which can be read by clicking on the link below: Mini-BOTs: the next EU-Italy standoff? This is the text of the article and I welcome any comments: Mini-BOTs: the next EU-Italy standoff? Dominic Standish There are fears Italy’s latest proposal could start … Continue reading

A cruise ship crash in Venice focuses minds on changing docks

The awful crash of the Opera cruise ship on the morning of 2 June 2019 thankfully only led to 4-5 minor injuries from various reports. The Opera had an engine failure and was blocked, but the thrust was on causing the speed to increase. It scraped along the dockside before crashing into a tourist boat … Continue reading

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