Qingdao Algae Bloom (4/30)
Bags filled with algae wait to be removed from the Number 6 Bathing Beach on Qingdao Bay in Qingdao, Shandong, China. The bay is covered in a large algal bloom. ..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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