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Italy Bans Large Cruise Ships From Venice

Italy Bans Large Cruise Ships From Venice

Large cruise ships will be banned from entering the Venice lagoon as of August 1, the Italian government announced Tuesday. It follows years of warnings they risk causing irreparable damage to Venice’s ecosystem. “The decree adopted today represents an important step for the protection of the Venetian lagoon system,” Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi said […]

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    Giant Hands Rise From Venice Canal, Sends Alarming Message of Sea Level Rise

    Giant Hands Rise From Venice Canal, Sends Alarming Message of Sea Level Rise

    A vital message has risen up from the Grand Canal in Venice. Two, 5,000 pound hands appear to be gripping the walls of the historic Ca’ Sagredo Hotel echoing the warning of experts that say “The Floating City” could sink in as little as 100 years. Internationally renowned Italian artist Lorenzo Quinn unveiled his new […]