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By: Catie Leary on July 2, 2010, 9:11 a.m.
Out of control algae

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Out-of-control algae

Chinese swimmers wade through water on a beach covered by blue-green algae in Qingdao in China's Shandong Province on June 29.

Local authorities in Qingdao have been struggling to remove the large mass of algae that has come ashore on the beaches of the popular coastal tourist destination.