Seven Places to See Before they Disappear

Stop what you are doing and pack your bags! Some of the most interesting places on Earth won’t be here in some years and you won’t want to die before visiting them.  Maybe because of the climate change or because of the human behavior, these paradises are going to be extinguished from the map and there is nothing we can do about it. So, to visit them, you need to hurry up!

Galapagos:

There is no estimation about how much time Galapagos does still has but the growth in the tourism and the contraband of animals and plants are changing its ecosystem. Due to its secluded location, some species only can be found there and unfortunately they won´t exist anymore in a near future.

Galapagos

Galapagos

Maldives Islands:

A huge percentage of this country lies below the sea level and with the risen of oceans, this tropical paradise in the middle of the Pacific Ocean will be inhabitable soon.  It is estimated that it will disappear in less than 100 years.

Maldives Islands

Maldives Islands

The Great Barrier Reef

Located in the Australian coast, the biggest barrier reef in the world is as large as many European countries. However, the rise in the sea temperature and the pollution are causing the destruction of the reefs. It is estimated that in 15 years half of the barrier will be wiped out.

The Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef

Madagascar:

The deforestation is putting in risk some species that only exist in this African island. About 80% of the species found in Madagascar are exclusive from that place, like the lemurs. It is believed that I less than three decades lots of species will be extinct.

Madagascar

Madagascar

Taj  Mahal:

The air pollution is eroding the white marble very fast. The situation is so serious that the Indian government is studying an idea to protect this palace with a glass dome and bane visitors from the place. If this happen, people will only see Taj Mahal from distance.

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

Venice:

It is not new that this charming Italian city is sinking, but the rise in the sea levels speed up the process.  In the last few years, floods are becoming more frequent and it is believed that the city won’t last more 100 years.

Venice

Venice

Congo Rainforest:

Considered the second most important rainforest in the world, the forest of Congo loses 10 million of acres each year. This destruction is so huge that it is believed that the forest won´t live more than 25 years.

Rainforest

Rainforest