‘Glacier blood’ could be important to comprehending impacts of local weather alter

Atop the French Alps, 1000’s of toes previously mentioned sea amount, the typically white snow sometimes appears stained with blotches of what appears to be darkish red blood, some of which extend for miles. 

But no, these usually are not the sites of violent mountaintop massacres — the spooky purple stains, recognised as “glacier blood,” really occur from microalgae that dwell in the snow, and scientists lately trekked into the Alps to research these mysterious organisms.