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  1. The C.A.R.E.S. Preservation Program
    Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, Brazil. Photo by Christophe Simon. Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas is a lagoon in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It will also be the site of the 2016 Olympic rowing events. City officials are rushing to clean up more than 80 tons of dead fish floating on the surface. The fish deaths...
  2. The C.A.R.E.S. Preservation Program
    Urban and industrial run-off. World Agroforestry Centre After the introduction of the predatory Nile tilapia and Nile perch in the 1950's, the native cichlid population of Lake Victoria dropped dramatically. According to Les Kauffman, a chief scientist at Boston University, it has been "the...
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