Rio problems & solutions

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  • Rio de Janeiro
    • Education
      • only 50% carry ont pas further education
      • Many drop out and get into drugs
      • Opened a private university in Rochina Favela
    • Traffic congestion
      • imcreases stress levels
      • Wastes commuters time
      • Expanded metro system under Guanabara bay
      • new toll roads into city centre
    • Waste pollution
      • Favelas are built on steep slopes
      • Power plant has been set up near Uni or Rio
      • produces electricity for 1000 homes
    • Water pollution
      • Fishing has reduced by 90% in last 20 years
      • Over 200 tonnes of raw sewage runs into bay each day
      • Authorities promised to clean bay for Olympics
  • Water pollution
    • Fishing has reduced by 90% in last 20 years
    • Over 200 tonnes of raw sewage runs into bay each day
    • Authorities promised to clean bay for Olympics

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