Monday, 24 July 2017

With More Ships in the Arctic, Fears of Disaster Rise

When the Crystal Serenity, a 1000-passenger luxury liner, sails in August on a month-long Arctic cruise through the Northwest Passage, it will have a far more utilitarian escort; a British supply ship.  Story here.

1 comment:

PinP said...

I do not wish these passengers (or the cruise company) well. They are like hyenas, praying on a gazelle....taking ghoulish delight watching the Arctic die before their eyes while wilfully contributing to that death by their actions. I can imagine them dining on endangered species (polar bear and penguin, perhaps?) in the stateroom as they indulge their wicked ways. I could say - I wish it would sink - but I won't.

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