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7 places being ruined by cruise ships

INSIDER Logo By Talia Lakritz of INSIDER | Slide 1 of 8: 
  
    Cruise
    ships bring thousands of tourists to
    popular destinations like Santorini and Venice every day,
    overwhelming the infrastructure.
  
  A cruise ship spilled waste in the Great Barrier Reef,
  further damaging the fragile coral.
  
  Some municipalities are imposing limits on the number of
  cruise ships allowed to dock per day to curb overtourism.
  
  
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  Carnival was issued a $20 million fine after some of its ships
  were caught 
  dumping trash into the ocean. The fuel oil used by cruise
  ships contains about 
  2,000 times more sulphur oxide than ordinary diesel,
  according to The Guardian, causing pollution at ports. And the
  thousands of tourists that cruise ships bring to popular
  destinations are overwhelming many cities' infrastructure and
  disrupting fragile ecosystems.

  Here are seven places that have been negatively impacted by
  cruise ships, and how they're working to recover.

Carnival was issued a $20 million fine after some of its ships were caught dumping trash into the ocean. The fuel oil used by cruise ships contains about 2,000 times more sulphur oxide than ordinary diesel, according to The Guardian, causing pollution at ports. And the thousands of tourists that cruise ships bring to popular destinations are overwhelming many cities' infrastructure and disrupting fragile ecosystems.

Here are seven places that have been negatively impacted by cruise ships, and how they're working to recover.

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