Valuing the Environment

Are you wondering if you should book a cruise during hurricane season? Are you an environmental enthusiast who wants to keep the ocean and air clean? Find detailed information and news about the environment on Cruise Safely. We care about the environment and the impact cruise ships have on it, and hence seek to educate travelers about it.

Readers can explore interesting environment tips and articles on our site, to ensure they keep the ecosystem clean while vacationing.
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Plastic Bag Found at the Bottom of World's Deepest Ocean Trench Even one of the most remote places on Earth couldn't hide from the scourge of plastic trash. A plastic bag floats through Manila Bay in the Philippines. PHOTOGRAPH BY RANDY...
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Norwegian fjords could be as polluted as London - and now there are calls to electrify cruise ship travel  Business Insider Nordic I April 30, 2018 Stock photos (collage) A study from 2006 showed that the air quality of a popular...
Chinese tourist falls off cruise ship, survives 38 hours adrift at sea

Visualizing the Prolific Plastic Problem in Our Oceans NICK ROUTLEY on April 21, 2018 at 11:31 am In February of 2018, a dead sperm...

Health, Safety and Environmental Standards in the growing luxury river cruise industry By Bart Maaswinkel (B.Sc.) In the last few years the popularity and...
Regulators Watch for Illegal Pollution as Cruise Traffic Surges in Alaska

by skift.com Alaska’s cruise ship pollution monitors say they are prepared to keep Alaskan waters clean as some of the world’s biggest cruise ships are expected to land in Juneau this year carrying a record number of passengers. The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation’s cruise ship monitoring program will watch for...
Electric Tourist Buses

by Sam DeGrave, Associated Press A group of about 20 people took a short tour to the Mendenhall Glacier Tuesday morning. The tour was considerably different than most: The tour bus — not the glacier — was the center of attention. It was the first glacier tour ever to be run...
Cruise lines are using eco-friendly technology to reduce their environmental impact.

The cruise industry is making huge strides when it comes to reducing its harmful impact on the environment. In the recent past, cruises have gained a bad reputation: Many people view cruises as wasteful and emission-heavy. As the concerns about climate change grow, more and more...
Cruises take you to the prettiest parts of the planet: these cruises are working to keep those places pretty.

Cruises have a bad reputation when it comes to the environment. The amount of waste alone is staggering: Sewage, drain water and garbage are all produced in mass quantities on cruise ships. In addition, cruise ships burn a lot of fuel, sending the byproducts...

The Faroe Islands mass slaughter of whales is back in the news again. Last month we did an article called Environmentalists Call for Cruise Lines Boycott, which discussed some of the issues around “the grind” which is derived from the local word Grindadráp. That article explored the topic,...

by maritime-executive.com The Alaskan Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has penalized seven major cruise lines for emissions violations since 2010. The violations were revealed in Norwegian Cruise Line’s quarterly Security and Exchange Commission filing. Carnival, Holland America Line, Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and Silversea Cruises are the other six cruise...