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A swimmer helps to remove the blue-green algae invading the coast of Qingdao by wrapping some around his body Wednesday. A little over a month before the start of the 2008 Summer Olympics, the venue for the sailing events in Qingdao has been invaded by algae. Authorities have mobilized 10,000 workers to clean it up.
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( Ng Han Guan / Associated Press )

A swimmer helps to remove the blue-green algae invading the coast of Qingdao by wrapping some around his body Wednesday. A little over a month before the start of the 2008 Summer Olympics, the venue for the sailing events in Qingdao has been invaded by algae. Authorities have mobilized 10,000 workers to clean it up.

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