In the News -Science is baffled today due to a river in Russia turning "blood red." Scientists are the ones that usually have the answers to most of our questions. However, they cannot explain why the world's rivers are turning red as blood. According to ABC news, the scientists are not the only ones in awe as the Environment changes.

The residents near the Daldykan River near the city of Norilsk are taking pictures of the burgundy water as it flows from the arctic circle. The river, too cold to have algae blooms, leaves Science without a plausible answer.

Norilsk, one of the world's most polluted cities on earth, takes the blame as scientists point to the factories dumping chemicals into the river.

However, experts are not positive that is the cause of the crimson river.

Many bodies of water have been turning red all over the world

A lagoon in Mexico was discovered a blood red color last March. 2012, In India, Blood red rain fell from the sky turning clothes, pink as it fell on the unsuspecting residents of Sri Lanka.

When the rainwater was tested, experts claim that they found actual DNA in the water. But these are not events restricted only in other countries, According to the Live Science website, The OC fisher reservoir in the state park in San Anglo Texas turned blood red in 2011.


Reports have shown that blood red water has happened on a regular basis in China since 2012. One of the incidents in 2014 was involving a river in Wenzhou China. The resident awoke at 5:00 in the morning only to find their water source red like blood. This event was also blamed on pollution. Although scientists do not know for sure what causes this phenomenon, the cause is always up for debate.

Many other places

From Brazil to Iraq, blood red water has checkered the landscape recently, Most of the events are unexplained by scientists. Only educated guesses come from the scientific community as to why these bodies of water all of a sudden turn blood red, then disappear just as quickly as they appeared. Guesses from algae blooms to pollution are the norm as test are being run in all these out of world phenomenon.