Cruise Ships Cause Irreparable Harm To Venice
The people themselves are destroying their heritage. Many think so, including researchers World Monuments Fund's. Now they began to sound the alarm about the state of Venetian monuments, that's why you include Venice in your list, like Yangon, Timbuktu and Syrian sites. This organization has many years of watching the monuments around the world, they prioritize those that are under threat. It turns out that Venice threaten conventional cruise ships.
Every year the number of cruise ships is greatly increased, respectively, and the number of tourists is also growing. And all of this together causes damage to the ancient city, which then cannot be corrected. As reported in this organization for five years, cruise tourism has increased by 400%, and in the summer at the Venice falls of the order of 20,000 tourists every day.
How cruise ships can harm the monuments? Due to the fact that they come in the Giudecca canal that separates the island of the same name from Venice, is the rise of water, which eventually leads to erosion of the very old foundations of the city. Naturally, the international Association of cruise lines believes that it is all false information, as from the scientific point of view, this fact was not proved.
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