Venice bans cruise ships 

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 4:17pm

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This week, the Italian government banned large cruise ships from sailing into the lagoon off St. Mark's Square in Venice. Host Marco Werman tells how pressure from environmental and cultural groups led to the ban, which takes hold on Aug. 1.