The charge to enter the fragile lagoon city on peak weekends aims to reduce crowds, encourage longer visits and improve the quality of life for residents.
Venice Mayor Luigi Brugnaro wrote on social media that the scene of the crash was “apocalyptic.”
Officials will trial charging day trippers on certain days in a bid to manage the flow of tourists drawn to the Italian lagoon city.
Investigators were on the case when the Grand Canal became fluorescent green overnight.
A cruise ship almost hit the land in Venice, as it moved through the lagoon under turbulent conditions. Campaigners have previously called for an immediate ban on cruise ships entering the area.
The stars made things red carpet official (again) after rekindling their romance in May.
The global lockdowns put in place to combat the coronavirus have also been dramatically reducing pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.
Weddings and funerals will also be banned; movie theaters, gyms and bars will be shut down until April 3.
As the virus outbreak saps financial markets, businesspeople around the world worried about the threats to their livelihoods.
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