Qingdao Algae Bloom (10/30)

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A market stall displays goods with stereotypical Chinese images for sale on the banks of an algae-covered Qingdao Bay in Qingdao, Shandong, China...Qingdao is the host of the sailing events for the 2008 Summer Olympics. Algae blooms like this have become common in inland lakes in China, often caused by high pollution in bodies of water.  The city is asking for help and forcing residents to take part in the cleanup effort before the Olympic events..
A market stall displays goods with stereotypical Chinese images for sale on the banks of an algae-covered Qingdao Bay in Qingdao, Shandong, China...Qingdao is the host of the sailing events for the 2008 Summer Olympics. Algae blooms like this have become common in inland lakes in China, often caused by high pollution in bodies of water. The city is asking for help and forcing residents to take part in the cleanup effort before the Olympic events..
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