Tag: Guanabara Bay

Won’t 30,000 Times As Bad Kill You?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. At the 2016 USA Swimming National Open Water Swimming Championships in Florida, NBC reported [here] that the Associated Press found that viral levels in Rio de Janeiro were 30,000 times higher than is considered alarming in the U.S. and Europe. We find this reporting about the water safety situation at the

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Guanabara Bay Is Not Copacabana Beach

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Stephen Wade of Associated Press wrote an article that was reported by ABC News...that continues to imply that the conditions in Rio de Janeiro for marathon swimmers and triathletes are dangerously dirty and unsafe for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Wade reports on the obviously polluted conditions of

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