Don’t freak out, but there are a number of destinations across the globe that might not stand the test of time. Whether due to beach erosion, global warming and other manmade disasters, there are several bucket-list destinations around the world at risk.
Due to the warming climate, the number of glaciers lining Montana’s famous and impossibly beautiful Glacier National Park has steadily decreased. Where once was more than 150, there are only 25. Glaciers are disappearing at a faster rate and there may be little to none left in a decade or so.
The incredible sinking city, Venice has had water rising around its city streets and building walls for years. With no signs of stopping and higher rains causing rising waters and more frequent flooding, the famous canal is spilling further into the city.
Beach erosion is major issue for the beloved Seychelles islands. Sitting in the Indian Ocean waiting out the tide, the islands of the Seychelles are said to have anywhere between 50–100 years left in existence.
Neighboring the Seychelles Islands, many studies say Madagascar’s delicate forests have about 30–35 years, due to recent fires and fickle climate.
Another warming effect, Tanzania’s snow-covered peaks and iconic Mount Kilimanjaro have been melting significantly over the last 90 years. Between 1912–2007, the snow-covered mountain top was said to have melted around 85 percent of its ice.
Tikal National Park and the Mirador Basin in Guatemala house some of the world’s oldest and most spectacular Maya ruins. Years of illegal looting and arson may be the death of the historic locale, as they have been a threat to the land for years.
Once known as the most threatened park and wetlands in the United States, the Florida Everglades deal with a constant struggle of flooding, invasive species and urban development.
Due to deforestation and overdevelopment, nearly 4,000 miles of land and water in the Ganges Delta are at risk. Known as the Sundarbans, this forested area streams across India and
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