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Guanabara Bay

Brazil Won't Be Able To Clean Up Water Pollution By Olympics, Officials Say

AP | JENNY BARCHFIELD | Posted 05.18.2014 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil will not make good on its commitment to clean up Rio de Janeiro's sewage-filled Guanabara Bay by the 2016 Olympic Games...

PHOTOS: One Of The World's Largest Dumps Is No More

AP | JENNY BARCHFIELD | Posted 08.01.2012 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO — One of the world's largest open-air landfills, a vast, seaside mountain of trash where thousands of people have made a living s...

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.