August 4, 2011

Growing algae bloom off the coastline of Qingdao, China

Associated with pollution, an algal bloom off the coastline of Qingdao in China's Shandong province covers nearly 20,000 square kilometers at the end of July 2011, prompting concerns for marine life as the seaweed degrades habitat and consumes large amounts of oxygen.

Sources:
The Watchers
MNN.com

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