Rio Task Forces Collects 28 Tons of Rubbish in Guanabara Bay

By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Accompanying the sailing test event from last week (August 15th-22nd), a task force with eco-boats collected 28 tons of floating rubbish in Guanabara Bay in an effort to clean the waters for the competition. The task force is part of Rio's state government new plan to clean floating waste in the bay.

Around 3.5 tons of floating rubbish where removed from Guanabara Bay's waters on average on every day of the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?