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As British tourists take to the seas, giant cruise ships spread pollution misery

environmental pollution created by giant cruise ships
Environmentalists say the pollution created by giant cruise ships that dominate ports such as Southampton, outweigh their economic benefits. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo

More sea trade has helped the economy in Southampton but fears are rising over the damage to air quality

January 8, 2017 — From the upstairs windows in Colin MacQueen’s house there isn’t a view of the sea but he can clearly see the ships. Docked in the port, less than half a mile away, they tower over the Continue reading As British tourists take to the seas, giant cruise ships spread pollution misery