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.
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.
2. Patagonia, Argentina
Many glaciers are melting because of climate change.
The archipelago is facing severe erosion and could disappear in the next 50 to 100 years.
4. Venice, Italy
This romantic city in Italy is sinking because of unprecedented number of floods occurring.
5. The forests of Madagascar
Forests in Madagascar are being destroyed at an shocking rate.
6. Magdalen Islands, Canada
Because of the heavy winds blowing into the archipelago, the island’s coast erodes about a meter a year.
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.
8. The Dead Sea
The Dead Sea has shrunk by a third in the past 40 years.
9. The Alps, Switzerland
The Alps loses 3% of ice every year.
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.
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