Tag: Fishing

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The reservoirs of at least eight large hydroelectric plants in the Southeast region should reach near total collapse by November 30, the end of the dry season, according to a technical note submitted by...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Arguably the oldest and quaintest neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, Urca is considerably smaller and more secluded than nearby Botafogo or Copacabana. With three military academies situated within its confines,...
By Leo Byrne, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Residents around the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas in Rio have had their usually picturesque surroundings spoiled this week as low oxygen levels in the water, caused thousands of fish to...
Opinion, by Alfonso Stefanini RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the Costa Verde ("Green Coast") of Rio de Janeiro's littoral you can still find "caiçaras", or small-scale fisherman communities, some who still fish with canoes. This is quite the contrast...
By Andrew Willis, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Facing its more famous partner across the Guanabara Bay, the city of Niterói hosts a vibrant fish market with one key added allure: you can eat your ‘catch’ there. ...
By Nathan M. Walters, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Thanks to the imagination of New York-based artists Maxine Nienow and Nicolina (members of the The Free Art Society), Rio is changing the notion of nautical art in...
By Mary Carroll, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For most travelers in Rio, an idle dip in the waters along the sweeping sandy beaches of Zona Sul (South Zone) is enough ocean to make the trip, and a...



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