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Salt lake turns pink in early autumn in Shanxi

Updated: Aug 19, 2022 Print
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Aerial views of a pink salt lake in Yuncheng, Shanxi province [Photos/IC]

Have you ever seen a pink lake? In early autumn, a salt lake turns bright pink in Yuncheng, Shanxi province, as Dunaliella salina, a form of green algae, produces the heme molecule under certain conditions in the water.

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