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Mysterious pink “watermelon snow” has appeared in the Italian Alps – and it could warn of environmental disasters

At first glance, the snow, which changes from white to light pink in the Italian Alps, seems like a breathtaking achievement of nature. However, scientists say that this could actually be a warning sign of environmental problems. Algae are thanks – or to blame – for the pink layer that currently covers the Presena glacier in northern Italy. Scientists say …

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Why the glacier in the Alps turned pink with watermelon snow

You may have heard of pink sandy beaches, but what about “pink snow”? On Thursday, a local scientist discovered that a glacier in the Italian Alps was covered with pink snow. The effect, also known as “watermelon snow”, is due to the presence of algae. Although pink snow is indeed common in the Alps in summer (and has been discovered …

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Strange pink snow in the Alps is pretty, but it could also be a red flag

Pink snow in the Presena glacier. Miguel Medina / Getty Images According to researcher Biagio Di Mauro from the Institute for Polar Sciences of the Italian National Research Council, pink snow, also known as “watermelon snow”, has appeared on the Presena glacier in northern Italy. While it is not uncommon for the Italian Alps to be “pretty pink” in spring …

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There is pink snow in Europe. That could be bad, say scientists

Dirty snow If you walked up the Italian Alps now, you would find your boots covered in bizarre pink snow. While it’s a nice touch that turns the mountain tops into an alien landscape, Further reports that the pink snow is actually a pretty bad sign. The pink color comes from blooming algae. And while the full extent of its …

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Strange pink snow in the Italian Alps could be a red flag

Pink snow in the Presena glacier. Miguel Medina / Getty Images According to researcher Biagio Di Mauro from the Institute for Polar Sciences of the Italian National Research Council, pink snow, also known as “watermelon snow”, has appeared on the Presena glacier in northern Italy. While it is not uncommon for the Italian Alps to be “pretty pink” in spring …

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The bizarre “pink snow” in the Alps is actually a bad omen for the earth

A bizarre attack of so-called “watermelon snow” in the Alps this year definitely looks piquaresque. Unfortunately, the salmon-colored landscape is actually a bad omen for the earth’s climate. Watermelon snow, which takes on a reddish pink hue, is caused by snow algae. While most freshwater algae thrive in warmer temperatures, watermelon snow is cryophilic, which means that organisms thrive in …

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Pink defends herself against Instagram trolls after striking the “All Lives Matter” movement

Pink defends herself against Instagram trolls after striking the “All Lives Matter” movement By Deirdre Simonds for Dailymail.com Released: 4:07 p.m. EDT, May 31, 2020 | Updated: 07:30 EDT, June 1, 2020 Pink received a rush of responses after posting a screenshot of Billie Eilish’s damning post against the “All Lives Matter” movement on her own Instagram feed. The three-time …

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More than 150,000 flamingos have come to Mumbai during the corona virus blockade in India – and now they’re painting the water pink

While people around the world remain protected indoors, animals of all shapes and sizes are taking back parts of the world that have long been less habitable due to human activities. A herd of Goats took over an abandoned Welsh town. Wild boar were caught on camera as they ran through the streets of Barcelona. Bears in Yosemite The national …

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