Residents remove green algae from a net on the beach in Qingdao, Shandong province, July 12, 2012. Picture taken July 12, 2012. REUTERS/China Daily A boy plays with a toy spade on an algae-filled coastline in Qingdao, Shandong province July 12, 2012. REUTERS/China Daily A resident tastes algae as he stands on an algae-filled coastline in Qingdao, Shandong province July 12, 2012. REUTERS/China Daily Residents walk amidst the algae-filled coastline of Qingdao, Shandong province July
Massive and unsightly blooms of green algae periodically appear off the beaches of Qingdao, China.
This is a shot of one of the many thermal pools in Yellowstone National Park.
attempt to bend the truth (or maybe the opposite: a collection of whistle-blowers?) : In a tiny corner of western Poland a forest of about 400 pine trees grow with a 90 degree bend at the base of their trunks - all bent northward. Surrounded by a larger forest of straight growing pine trees this collection of curved trees, or "Crooked Forest," is a mystery (according to some clever bendor)
The rock formations of Pamukkale are a series of natural shelves and ridges, terraces that have been turned white from the solidified chalky calcium deposit sleft behind as the thermal waters tumble into further basins clinging to the cliff edge below. These impressive mineral hot springs are in Turkey.