By David Sim
7 July 2015
(IBT) – Every summer, the Yellow Sea turns green as a thick carpet of algae covers the beaches of Shangdong Province, eastern China. People living in Qingdao and nearby coastal towns have grown accustomed to their beaches looking more like verdant meadows every July.
Children play in a carpet of algae covering a beach in Haiyang, Shandong province, on 28 June 2015. Photo: Reuters [more]