Qingdao Algae Bloom (13/30)

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A man walks through algae on the Shilaoren Beach in Qingdao, Shandong, China.  Algae is covering the bay and locals are working to clean it up before the Olympics in August...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 man walks through algae on the Shilaoren Beach in Qingdao, Shandong, China. Algae is covering the bay and locals are working to clean it up before the Olympics in August...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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