9 Places to See Before They Slip Away!


 Places to See Before They Slip Away!





Dead Sea - The giant lake's water level has sunk more than 80 feet
(25 meters) in the past 40 years due to water diversion. Bordering
Jordan, Israel, and the West Bank, the Dead Sea already sits in the
lowest place on Earth.




Kyoto, Japan - The machiya, which date to Japan's Edo Period
(1603 to 1867), once functioned as both houses and workplaces for
Kyoto's merchant class.


Solomon Islands --Black-tipped reef sharks swarm Tetapare, the largest uninhabited tropical island in the Southern Hemisphere.


Glacier National Park, Montana --Montana's Glacier National Park 

may soon face an identity crisis: Some scientists have predicted the
park will be glacier free by 2020 due to climate change.


Bhutan --As long-isolated Bhutan embraces the outside world, there's
a "balancing act" the Buddhist country has to strike between tourism and
historic traditions, noted the World Monument Fund's Avrami.


Atlantic Forest, South America --Shown abutting the Brazilian city
of Belo Horizonte in 2004, the species-rich Atlantic Forest originally
spanned 520,000 square miles (1.35 million square kilometers) in Brazil,
Paraguay, Argentina, and Uruguay.


Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania --They've been around for at least
10,000 years, but Mount Kilimanjaro's glaciers (pictured) have shrunk
by 80 percent in roughly the past century, according to the UN.


The Everglades, Florida --The Everglades has had its share of troubles,
from invasive pythons to polluted waters to damaging recreation practices.


Maldives --Smoke rises from burning waste on Thilafushi, Maldives,
the lowest-lying country on Earth—and therefore among the most
threatened by potential sea level rise, which the Intergovernmental
Panel on Climate Change estimates could total up to 23 inches
(60 centimeters) by 2099

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