pink snow observed on presena glacier in italy

Italy Glacier PinkSnow 1500

MOST OF US HAVE SEEN BLUE ICE but what about pink ice? The head­line of the ar­ticle that at­tracted spurred me on to write this ar­ticle is “Algae turns Italian Alps pink, prompting con­cerns over melting.” It ap­pears on The Guardian web­site and was con­tributed by Agence France-Press (July 5, 2020). It’s fol­lowed by this sub-headline: “Pink snow ob­served on parts of the Pre­sena glacier be­lieved to be caused by plant that makes the ice darker, causing it to melt faster.” READ MORE