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Friends of the Earth criticises cruise industry environmental efforts

December 5, 2012

Friends of the Earth has released the 2012 edition of its Cruise Ship Report Card, documenting the environmental footprint of the cruise industry and its many ships - 15 cruise lines and the 148 ships operated by the lines were graded. The report card, last released in 2010, shows what the charity brands ?a continued lack of effort? on behalf of many cruise lines to pursue ways to reduce their air and water pollution impact on the places passengers take cruises to see and the communities that host cruise ships.

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