About 30 million people are expected to go on a cruise this year, up nearly 70 per cent from a decade ago. Photo: AFP About 30 million people are expected to go on a cruise this year, up nearly 70 per cent from a decade ago. Photo: AFP
About 30 million people are expected to go on a cruise this year, up nearly 70 per cent from a decade ago. Photo: AFP
Environment

Chinese tourist-led cruise ship boom sails into troubled environmental waters

  • China cruise market now second largest in the world after the US
  • But new ‘monster liners’ are fuelling fears of air and ocean contamination

Topic |   Environment
About 30 million people are expected to go on a cruise this year, up nearly 70 per cent from a decade ago. Photo: AFP About 30 million people are expected to go on a cruise this year, up nearly 70 per cent from a decade ago. Photo: AFP
About 30 million people are expected to go on a cruise this year, up nearly 70 per cent from a decade ago. Photo: AFP
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