Green slime fails to deter swimmers

Last updated 10:48 05/07/2013

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Even though bright green algae is clogging the waterways of China, that doesn't stop people from having fun with it.

The oxygen-thirsty algae has been growing near the popular resort spot of Qingdao, in east China's Shandong Province, since last month.

Authorities told the BBC the green algae, which poses no threat to humans, would be sent to a factory where it will be dried and ground to make animal food.

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