PBS NewsHour

In Brazil's OIympic Bay, death and ecological devastation

Clip: 06/17/2016 | 9m 51s

Among the many concerns confronting Brazil’s first Olympic Games, one of the most pressing is the state of Guanabara Bay, site of the sailing competition. A vital source of income for local fishermen, the bay is severely polluted and lethally toxic -- but those fighting to preserve it face a violent response. Special correspondent Lulu Garcia-Navarro of NPR reports.

Aired: 06/17/16

Rating: NR

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