Letters to the Editor

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Cruise ships: Risks outweigh benefits

Re: “Cruise ships have returned to Seattle — is that a good thing?” : What are the benefits and risks of cruising? Benefits: a vacation with limitless food and drink, entertainment, beautiful sights and support for some small businesses. Risks: Burning bunker fuel and emitting huge amounts of greenhouse gases, discharging waste in port communities,...

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