Environmental and Sanitary Conditions of Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro

@article{Fistarol2015EnvironmentalAS,
  title={Environmental and Sanitary Conditions of Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro},
  author={Giovana O. Fistarol and F. Coutinho and A. P. Moreira and Tain{\'a} M. Venas and Alba C{\'a}novas and S{\'e}rgio E. M. de Paula and R. Coutinho and R. L. de Moura and J. Valentin and D. R. Tenenbaum and R. Paranhos and R. D. A. B. do Valle and A. Vicente and G. A. Amado Filho and R. Pereira and R. Kruger and C. Rezende and C. Thompson and P. Salomon and F. Thompson},
  journal={Frontiers in Microbiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={6}
}
Guanabara Bay is the second largest bay in the coast of Brazil, with an area of 384 km2. In its surroundings live circa 16 million inhabitants, out of which 6 million live in Rio de Janeiro city, one of the largest cities of the country, and the host of the 2016 Olympic Games. Anthropogenic interference in Guanabara Bay area started early in the XVI century, but environmental impacts escalated from 1930, when this region underwent an industrialization process. Herein we present an overview of… Expand
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