Cruise tourism on Svalbard – A risky business | WWF

Cruise tourism on Svalbard – A risky business

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09 November 2004
WWF calls on cruise industry and authorities to reduce risks on Svalbard A recent WWF report looks at the environmental impacts associated with cruise tourism in one of the Arctic's most popular destinations, the archipelago of Svalbard. A popular and exciting way of experiencing arctic nature, cruises can pose unacceptable risks to the very environment they come to see, the biggest one being oil pollution.