Venice Locals Are Dressing Like Pirates To Protest Cruise Ships
They're trying to save the city from damage that huge cruise liners can cause.By Briana Altergott | September 27, 2016
Protesters in Venice, Italy, are dressing like pirates and confronting cruise ships passing through the city's famous lagoon.
And it's all part of an effort to save it from environmental damage.
At least 1,000 demonstrators of all ages and political parties gathered at the lagoon Monday armed with flags, flares and pirate gear.