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Sport and Society for Arete - Rio 2016

Richard Crepeau | Posted 07.30.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

It's beginning to appear that the Russians will be the big winners at the Olympic Games opening next week in Rio. You may wonder how this could be giv...

'The Discarded' Plastic in Rio's Bay

Elizabeth Glazner | Posted 06.06.2016 | Green
Elizabeth Glazner

When the 2016 Summer Olympic Games officially launch in Rio de Janeiro this August, we're going to get more than the usual drama of international athl...

Effects of a Brazilian Oil Spill 10 Years On

Gabriel Elizondo | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gabriel Elizondo

In 2000 at the time of the Guanabara spill people estimated it would take 10 years for the ecosystem to recover. I was recently led into a large patch of mangrove that was hardest hit by the oil and there is no recovery after all these years.