Nature has gifted several amazing gifts to mankind, but due to Global warming and Pollution, many places on the earth are getting extinct. This list also contains a number of the most beautiful tourist destinations that are also in peril to disappear. The Environmentalists have been warning us for years. These beautiful natural, cultural and architectonic treasures might disappear unless we start taking proper care of environs that surrounds us.
We just do not do enough to protect our planet. The temperatures are rising, Sea levels are rising, and Glaciers are melting as well, now there are many places that could disappear. The list is very long, places that we’ve always dreamed we might be there one day, we have seen them in Books, Magazines, Brochures, but when you come to travel or enjoy vacations there, you could be late. We suggest some most liked and most iconic tourist places might not make it through this century. You should visit them before they vanish. Top travel destinations that are under threat are as below
One of the most visited place on the earth, as about 5 million visitors, are visiting Taj Mahal every year. Taj Mahal is known as the creation of Moughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Shah Jahan created his vision of the world, inspired by love and shaped to perfection. The Taj Mahal immortalizes one man’s love for his wife and splendor of an area. Taj Mahal is situated in Agra India on the banks of river Yamuna, made about 350 years ago.
Taj Mahal is awarded as World Heritage site by UNESCO is facing crucial danger caused by river Yamuna which is running almost dry a result by pollution, Industrialization and Deforestation. Due to this, wooden foundation of Taj Mahal is rotting and threatens to collapse within five years. The river’s fallen water level is attributed to over consumption by industries and growing population of India.
2- Amazon Rain Forest Brazil
The extremely amazing and the largest Rain Forest of nature is known as Amazon Rain Forest in Brazil also called as Amazonia. Amazon Rain Forest of Brazil is known for its natural resources; Enjoying vacations in Brazil with a visit to most untouched place on the earth which is known for its most varied species of Animal Kingdom. Amazon Travel is not only known for its different species but also rewarded as “Lungs of our Planet” as about 20% of total oxygen required by earth is produced from Amazon Rain Forest
The Market force, population pressure and infrastructure advances are continuing to pry open the Amazon rainforest. Amazon rain forest vanishing at twice rate of previous estimates, as per some surveys and researches, an area of Amazon Rain forest in the size of Five Football Stadium is clear cut every minute; that assumes that Amazon Rainforest could be destroyed in less than 40 years.
3- Great Barrier Reef Australia
Made up of about 3000 coral reefs belongs from about 400 different species of Corals, spread over 2300 KMS in the east coast of Australia, that have about one third of soft coral species of earth is known as the Great Barrier Reef. The Great Barrier Reef of Australia is also ranked among one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Great Barrier Reef is the only live visible thing from space.
Sea level is rising due to Global warming and it is predicted that if pollution like water pollution, increasing temperature of Ocean and increasing Sea Level remains continue at the same rate then no one can visit or see the Great Barrier Reef of Australia. Please try to make awareness about our natural gifts and resources, and please try to visit there once before they will no more
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