Many of us can’t wait to get out there and see the world. However, we might have to move faster than we first thought if we want to enjoy these destinations before they disappear forever. Pack that bag and get a move on!
The snowy mountain top is something that has been an inspiration to many over the years. Believe it or not, but from 1912 to 200, the ice shrank by 80%.
Seychelles has given us some of the most iconic beaches. However, erosion of these beaches means they could be gone in as little as the next 50 years.
The Sundarbans are made up of 4,000 miles of land and water and is home to the largest mangrove forest collection. Although many endangered species call the land home, deforestation and pollution could see them gone for good.
The Mirador Basin and Tikal National Park
The Mayan civilization has kept us guessing for many years. Sadly, this national park has been subject to forest burning and illegal looting, meaning that it could soon be gone for good.
The Outer Banks
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse has stood since 1870. Unfortunately, the erosion of the land means that it might not be long until it tumbles into the waters below.
Many of us have fallen for all the animals tucked away in the forests of Madagascar. You might need to get there quick to see them for yourselves as the forests are thought to last just 35 years more thanks to deforestation and fires.
It’s a combination of higher temperatures and less rainfall that has put Patagonia’s glaciers at risk. For now, they still remain as one of the most scenic attractions.
While you might have always wanted to enjoy a gondola ride in Venice, you might have to move fast. The city has been sinking for many years with severe floods potentially leading to the disappearance of the canals.
Glacier National Park
This national park was once filled with 150 glaciers. Sadly, there are now just 25 left. Many believe that the final remaining few could have all melted in 15 years.
The Congo Basin
This is the second-largest rainforest in the world with thousands of species dotted amongst the land. However, the UN predicts that two-thirds of the rainforest will be entirely destroyed by 2040.
The Galapagos Islands
The number of tourists bringing foreign species to the island means the once untouched ecosystem is now under threat from the outside world. The native species could soon be things of the past.
The Florida Everglades
The Everglades are the most threatened park in America. It turns out that the new species combined with too much water and development are too much for the area to handle.
The Taj Mahal
This is one of the most iconic buildings on the planet. However, the Taj Mahal could soon be nothing more than dust as pollution and erosion are both leading to its collapse.
Pollution is the leading cause of the downfall of the pyramids and the Great Sphinx. Experts believed the sewage in the area is weakening the plates that currently keep them standing.
There are so many great places in the world. However, we need to visit these destinations before they disappear for good. Hopefully, we can all come together to turn back the clock before it’s too late.