500 Days Before Rio Olympics And Brazil Can't Clean Water Sports Site

When Rio de Janeiro was bidding for the 2016 Olympics, the city promised to cleanup the notoriously polluted Guanabara Bay. Since the Bay will be the venue for sailing and windsurfing events, the cleanup is sort of important. But while International Olympic Committee officials insist the waterway will be cleaned in time for the 2016 games, just 500 days away, Rio’s mayor says otherwise.

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Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty Images

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Why Trees Are Important For Humanity?

Despite all of these priceless ecological, economic, social and health benefits, global deforestation continues at an alarming rate – 13 million hectares of forest are destroyed annually. Deforestation accounts for 12 to 20 percent of the global greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change.

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Stunning Timelapse Shows Plant Seed Drilling Itself Into the Ground

This is the seed of Erodium cicutarium (stork’s bill or filaree) which upon having contact with water will bore or drill itself into the ground in order for the seed to sprout. Watch closely as the seed will reverse itself several times. Possibly to bury itself further in to the ground. YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: […]

 
 
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