Rubbish collectors remove dead fish from the lake in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Rio Olympics: Pollution blamed for dead fish in rowing lake

Tonnes of dead fish are being removed from a lake in the centre of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, which is due to host rowing and canoeing events at the 2016 Olympic Games.

Local politicians say it is a natural phenomenon, but many scientists say it is the result of pollution and waste.

Wyre Davies reports.

  • 17 Apr 2015
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