10 Places You Must Visit Before They Vanish

Whether sea levels are rising, glaciers are melting, or deserts are expanding, climate change is affecting our planet. We may be the last ones to see some of the Earth’s most cherished places. Here are the 10 places you must visit before they vanish.

 

1. Maldives

The Maldives are home to some of the most beautiful beaches on earth. It is however the lowest island on earth and could be flooded by water in the next 100 years.

 

Maldives

Maldives

 

2. Patagonia, Argentina

Many glaciers are melting because of climate change.

 

Patagonia, Argentina

Patagonia, Argentina

 

3. Seychelles

The archipelago is facing severe erosion and could disappear in the next 50 to 100 years.

 

Seychelles

Seychelles

 

4. Venice, Italy

This romantic city in Italy is sinking because of unprecedented number of floods occurring.

 

Venice, Italy

Venice, Italy

 

5. The forests of Madagascar

Forests in Madagascar are being destroyed at an shocking rate.

 

The forests of Madagascar

The forests of Madagascar

 

6. Magdalen Islands, Canada

Because of the heavy winds blowing into the archipelago, the island’s coast erodes about a meter a year.

 

Magdalen Islands, Canada

Magdalen Islands, Canada

 

7. Glacier National Park, USA

About a 100 years ago, there were around 150 glaciers across Glacier National Park. By 2005, only 25 remained. Despite being one of the most well-preserved ecosystems on the continental United States, the glaciers are expected to vanish by 2030.

 

Glacier National Park, USA

Glacier National Park, USA

 

8. The Dead Sea

The Dead Sea has shrunk by a third in the past 40 years.

 

The Dead Sea

The Dead Sea

 

9. The Alps, Switzerland

The Alps loses 3% of ice every year.

 

The Alps, Switzerland

The Alps, Switzerland

 

10. Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Environmental challenges have been intimidating the largest coral reef in the world of 344,400 sq km. Scientists believe this natural wonder will disappear in coming 100 years.

 

Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Great Barrier Reef, Australia

 

Thank you for reading ladies and gentlemen. You can read more interesting and related posts in our travel section.

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