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Lake Hillier

Pink Lake Hillier, Australia: The distinctive color is due not to pollution, but is due to a green alga Dunaliella salina, halobacterium Halobacteria cutirubrum, and/or high concentration of brine prawn. Once the lake water reaches a salinity level greater than that of sea water, the temperature is high enough and adequate light conditions are provided; the alga begins to accumulate the red pigment beta carotene...http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pink_Lake_(Western_Australia) #Pink_Lake…