They are amongst the prevalent submerged habitats in Guanabara
Bay being, on the other hand, less common in its inner area where mangroves are dominant (Coutinho & Zalmon, 2009).
The poor quality of Guanabara
Bay was at the forefront of the build-up to the Olympics.
Among the environmental issues making headlines were concerns about garbage and raw sewage in Rio's Guanabara
Bay and along the iconic Copacabana beach, both venues for aquatic events.
Lately, Bach and the Brazil organizers were jolted by the discovery of a bacteria that threatens the health of sailing and water sports athletes competing in Rio's Guanabara
Men's Basketball team is staying on a cruise ship for the duration of their time in Rio, which, if you really think about it, might not be so bad after all given that fresh Guanabara
Bay air seeping through the ship's vents.
Marina da Gloria The base for the sailing taking place in the waters of Guanabara
Bay includes a new roof, event areas and a temporary pier for spectators.
There have been concerns about the amount of pollution in water at venues like the Marina da Gloria in Guanabara
Bay ahead of the the Games.
Rio De Janeiro, Ramadan 29, 1437, July 04, 2016, SPA -- A new pollution problem has surfaced in Guanabara
Bay, the venue for sailing in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, AP reported.
Therefore, all the water from the toilets, showers and sinks is released into bodies of water like Guanabara
Bay, Rodrigo de Freitas lake and the water surrounding Fort Copacabana-all Olympic venues.
Petrobras also owns the 28mn m3/d Guanabara
terminal in Rio de Janeiro state.
The event will be held in Rio's Guanabara
Bay, but before Henken and Scutt hit the waves, Olympic organizers are advising them--and all aquatic athletes--to take some extra precautions.
And what better way to celebrate than to stage the globe's most prestigious sporting event against the granite plinth of Sugarloaf Mountain and majestic Guanabara
Bay, or on a cycling course built over the pounding Atlantic?