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China's Yellow Sea turning green

Country's east coast is being choked by the largest ever algae bloom recorded.

Last Modified: 06 Jul 2013 08:32
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China's Yellow Sea is being choked by its largest ever growth of algae.

Algae has blanketed tens of thousands of square kilometres of Chinese coastline.

While it is not toxic to humans, algae could leave sealife gasping for air.

Al Jazeera’s Mereana Hond reports.

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