Lake Retba, or as the French refer to it Lac Rose, is situated north of the Cap Vert Peninsula in Senegal, northeast of Dakar. The lake's harmless bacteria makes it pink while it's high salt content makes in easy to float on
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Lake Retba also known as Lac Rose meaning Pink Lake, lies north of the Cap Vert peninsula of Senegal. Named for its pink waters caused by Dunaliella salina algae and is known for its high salt content, up to in some areas.
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 great
Anish Kapoor explores "urgent times" with Destierro installation
Anish Kapoor's Destierro installation was designed specifically for the main hall in the Parque de la Memoria, and sees over 100 tonnes of earth spread across the floor. The earth has been sprayed with a bright red pigment – one of Kapoor's favourite shades – and appears to have been moved around by a tractor that has been painted in blue.