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Italy | UNESCO should put Venice on WH danger list because of cruise ship impacts: conservationists

ROME (Reuters) - Venice should be put on the United Nations’ list of endangered cities and cruise ships should be banned from its fragile lagoon to prevent an ecological disaster, Italy’s main conservation group said on Monday.


The call came less than a month after a towering cruise ship collided with a dock and a tourist boat in Venice, injuring four people and rekindling a heated debate in Italy about how to protect the historic city, which draws some 30 million tourists a year.


https://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-environment-venice/venice-must-be-put-on-u-n-danger-list-ban-cruise-ships-conservationists-idUSKCN1TP1UB

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