This report card provides a transparent, timely, and geographically detailed assessment of health in Guanabara’s Bay and basin using data from 2013-2015. Guanabara Bay health and Guanabara Bay Basin health are defined as the progress of five water quality indicators toward scientifically-derived thresholds or goals. The indicators are combined into two water quality scores, one score for the Bay, and one for the Basin. The overall score for Guanabara Bay water quality was a D. The overall score for Guanabara Bay Basin water quality was a D.
This technical document summarizes the methodology for the Guanabara Bay Report Card.
The environmental restoration plan executive summary is not yet available in English. You can access the Portuguese version if you are interested.
This report is a proposal and plan for creating and implementing a new governance model for Guanabara Bay. This document was developed by the Brazilian Foundation for Sustainable Development (FBDS). It is only available in Portuguese at this time.