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For Olympic Sailors And Fishermen Alike, Rio's Dirty Bay Sets Off Alarms


Environment  (tags: Brazil olympics, water pollution, environment, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, politics, pollution )

AWAY AWHI
- 1126 days ago - npr.org
Guanabara Bay, where the Olympic sailing competition will be held this coming August, is a place of striking views âEUR" and filthy water that hides some nasty secrets.



   

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Walter F (129)
Friday June 17, 2016, 6:18 pm
Let's hope they don't fall in and swallow the water. It would be as deadly as cyanide
 

Gustavo Henriqu Castro Leal (101)
Friday June 17, 2016, 8:43 pm
As a resident of Rio de Janeiro and Care2 member I can not agree with this time with the radicalism of my friend Walter of the danger is the same as cyanide, but on the other hand, I am miles away from saying that the bay waters are suitable for any water sport. Although not present mortal danger nor much vaunted, are well below the level determined by the IOC, although nothing can not be resolved with some "meetings" which also involve the United States Olympic Committee that do not found forbidding the participation of its athletes in of sailing sports.
 

Marianne R (62)
Saturday June 18, 2016, 7:33 am
Thanks Cal
 

Janis K (129)
Saturday June 18, 2016, 10:08 am
Thanks for sharing
 

Jeff Creech (64)
Saturday June 18, 2016, 11:46 am
Noted
 

Raleigh k (358)
Saturday June 18, 2016, 11:12 pm
NOTED SHARED - DISGUSTING
 

Dawnie W (250)
Sunday June 19, 2016, 5:39 am
❤️Noted and shared❤️
❤️Thanking you kindly for sharing this information❤️
💕💛ღ❤️Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ💕♥L💜ve, Hugs and Peace go with you all♥💕Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ❤️ღ💛💕
 

Gabriele Jefferson (147)
Sunday June 19, 2016, 7:12 am
noted, signed, shared on fb, twitter, g+, thx.
 

Arild Warud (174)
Tuesday June 21, 2016, 3:19 am
TY Cal.
 
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