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Rotten algae plagues French coast

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Tourists are being warned to stay away from some beaches in northern Brittany because part of the coast has become swamped by tonnes of rotting green algae.

Luisa Baldini has been to Dinard in Brittany where she discussed the problem with toxic seaweed campaigner Andre Ollivro.

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