14 Places To See Before They Disappear

14 Places To See Before They Disappear

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We might be among the very last generations to see some of the world's most amazing places and natural wonders. From the Aral Sea to a unique rock formation in Australia, check out the places you must visit before they disappear for good.

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    The Chinese government has used the river for the megalomaniac dam projects, cutting hundreds of nearby lakes off the river. The shrinking lakes have been seriously affecting local ecosystems.
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    Due to poaching, the numbers of these amazing cats have drastically dwindled in the park and biologists say if immediate action is not taken, they might die out within the next 15 years.
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    The glacier was growing until as late as 2008 but since then it has entered a very rapid phase of retreat and, according to some estimates, it can disappear for good within a hundred years.
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    Although it’s still known as the Twelve Apostles, there are currently just eight stacks remaining. The wave erosion has caused them to erode by 2 cm (0.8 inch) per year, forcing four apostles to collapse.
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    With the top of the tower displaced horizontally 3.9 meters (12 ft 10 in) from the center, the tower may follow the destiny of the bell tower in Pavia, northern Italy, which was also tilted and collapsed in 1989.
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    Climate changes, pollution and overfishing are among the main reasons why this breathtaking structure lost more than half of its corals in 27 years. Scientists says it may completely die out in 40 years.
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    Since 1982, visitors have not been allowed on the arch but the process of disintegration continues and geologists suggest the arch might collapse within decades.
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    Damaged by numerous factors including air pollution, acid rain, disintegration of the construction materials etc. In 2010, first major cracks appeared in some parts of the structure and they have kept extending since then.
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    Scientific studies have shown that about 85% of the snow has already disappeared and it is estimated that the rest of the ice cap will be gone within just a few decades.
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    Home to numerous animal species including whale sharks, manatees, and sturgeons, the area has suffered from severe coral bleaching, oceanic pollution, and uncontrolled fishing. It is estimated that about half of the corals have already been lost.
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    To enjoy a bath in it, you shouldn’t postpone the trip. Since 1930, the Dead Sea has shrunken by half, currently recessing by a rate of 1 meter (3 feet) every year.
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    With an average ground level elevation of just 1.5 meters (less than 5 feet), the country and its 400,000 inhabitants might soon be washed away by the rising sea level.
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