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Pink snow in the Alps

Pink algae were observed in the Alps in the north of Italy. Researchers are alarming that this is a bad sign for nature and that it indicates that their quantity raises some serious questions. Although it may be a delightful phenomenon for tourists, it does not herald anything good for nature.

Researchers are trying to find out where the algae that they have observed on the Presena Glacier came from. As they say, the pink snow caused the same shade of algae that was recently seen in Greenland. Italian scientists are trying to determine if this situation can affect the acceleration of glacier melting due to climate change. Scientists point out that they are not surprised at the sudden appearance of algae. However, the amount of pink snow that appeared this year is striking. Research is underway to help determine how humans and non-human factors affect the planet’s overheating, which is the reason behind the pink snow.