Luchtkwaliteit op cruise schepen (EN)

 

Study: Air quality on cruise ships worse than world’s most polluted cities

A new report commissioned by international environmental organization Stand.earth details findings of a two-year study, exposing extremely poor air quality on four cruise ships 'that can be worse than some of the world’s most polluted cities including Beijing, China and Santiago, Chile'.

The report, titled “An investigation of air pollution on the decks of 4 cruise ships” was authored by Dr. Ryan Kennedy, an assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.

More than 30 million people worldwide are expected to go on a cruise in 2019, and these cruise passengers and staff may be exposed to concerning levels of air pollution that could impact their health. Despite being on the open sea, they can be breathing dirty air worse than some of the world’s most polluted cities,

...said Dr. Ryan Kennedy, a researcher at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health

 

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