Time to see: 10 places that will soon disappear from the face of the Earth

Time to see: 10 places that will soon disappear from the face of the Earth

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Under the pressure of global warming, industrial activities, and a huge influx of tourists, some places on the planet in a short time you will see only in pictures. In the power of irreversible processes, some of them may disappear from the face of the Earth, and the other simply closes the access to save at least what was left. Our generation may be the last, was lucky enough to see them in person.

Time to see: 10 places that will soon disappear from the face of the Earth

Time to see: 10 places that will soon disappear from the face of the Earth

Because of the greater influx of tourists Easter island is experiencing difficulties with providing basic needs such as water and electricity. Uncontrollably roam the island tourists leave behind piles of garbage and intentionally or accidentally cause damage to the stone moai statues and the fragile ecology of the island. The locals all this is extremely uncomfortable, so they struggle to effectively limit the number of visitors.

Time to see: 10 places that will soon disappear from the face of the Earth

The glaciers of Antarctica are melting at a catastrophic speed, which is ten times faster than in the middle Ages. To minimize the impact on nature and to somehow reduce the rate of melting, reducing the amount of greenhouse gas emissions and introduce severe restrictions on cruises. A couple of years — and they will be prohibited at all.

Time to see: 10 places that will soon disappear from the face of the Earth

To preserve Machu-Pichku a few years ago, UNESCO established the limit of visits, which at the moment is 2500 visitors per day. However, Peruvian researchers, this figure is not satisfied, and they seek to significantly cut the number of visitors.

Time to see: 10 places that will soon disappear from the face of the Earth

The highest point in Africa, Kilimanjaro, covered with a white cap of snow. Over the last century, 85% of the snow cover has melted. Precipitation is not able to compensate for the amount of snow, according to the forecasts of scientists, for 20 years the snows of Kilimanjaro will melt and mount permanently lose its original appearance.

Time to see: 10 places that will soon disappear from the face of the Earth

Bursts of population starfish "crown of thorns" that feed on coral polyps, tropical storms, global warming and the increasing flow of tourists cause Great barrier reef irreparable damage. Due to the increase in water acidity and temperature of the unique reef system collapses. Presumably, by the year 2100, it can completely disappear from the face of the Earth.

Time to see: 10 places that will soon disappear from the face of the Earth

Islands of Vieques and Culebra were used by the U.S. air force for training of bombing, resulting in severely affected their flora and fauna. When the bombing stopped, and the already fragile ecology has begun to erode the mass tourism. Established in the Islands unique ecosystem is under threat of extinction.

Time to see: 10 places that will soon disappear from the face of the Earth

Ten years ago, the level of the Dead sea was more than 11 meters higher than now. The main reason for the fall of the water level of industrial development of the minerals and use 80% into the sea tributaries. To save the Dead sea to him going to sum up the canal from the red sea. Thus, a unique salt reservoir will never have the same look and composition of water.

Time to see: 10 places that will soon disappear from the face of the Earth

The mausoleum-mosque of the Taj Mahal takes about 3-5 million visitors a year. However, in the next five years at the request of UNESCO monument may be closed to the public. This is due to the fact that because of the huge influx of tourists, deterioration of the ecological situation and the activities of industrial enterprises, the temple was rapidly deteriorating and losing its whiteness.

Time to see: 10 places that will soon disappear from the face of the Earth

About two millimeters per year Venice is sinking under water. Scientists project that by 2028 the city would become uninhabitable, and by 2100 to completely sink.

Time to see: 10 places that will soon disappear from the face of the Earth

To get to Tibet every year it becomes harder and harder. This is due to the fact that from time to time, Chinese authorities closed it for tourists because of the security reasons. In recent years, entry to foreigners close more often, which can lead to complete cessation of organization of tours and the issuance of visas to independent travelers.

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