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Polluted Rio de Janeiro Bay Not Good Enough for Olympics

Polluted Rio de Janeiro Bay Not Good Enough for Olympics

The Rio Bay Has to be Cleaned, or Else… The 2016 Olympic sailing events are under threat if the Brazilian government does not take fast action. Alistair Fox, an official from the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) told The Associated Press that the events may be moved from Guanabara Bay if it is not cleaned up quickly. Fox expressed frustration at the lack of cooperation from Brazilian officials and said that ISAF would make sure things are done. Raw sewage, super Learn more
Absolute Enchantment at the Galapagos Islands

Absolute Enchantment at the Galapagos Islands

Known for its exceptional and unique wildlife, the Galapagos Islands is a haven of tranquility located 575 miles west of Ecuador’s mainland, and an ideal yachting destination. Classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Galapagos offers unparalleled natural wonders and historical importance. This was the place where Charles Darwin conceived of his theory of natural selection. Spectacular scenery The no less than startling landscape features – areas that look similar to the surface of the moon and beach sand colors Learn more