9 Tourist Attractions That Could Vanish Due To Climate Change
Galápagos Islands, Ecuador
Galápagos are volcanic islands at the split of the Equator, some 1,000 kilometers west of mainland Ecuador. The extraordinarily-beautiful specks in the ocean house one of the world's most delicate and fascinating ecosystems.
Glaciers Of Glacier National Park, Montana
The world-renowned Glacier National Park spreads over a million acres in Montana along the US-Canada border. The park welcomes about 3 million visitors each year to the sacred grounds of its unique ecosystem.
Snow On Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Kilimanjaro dominates the tropical landscape of Tanzania in Africa with a charismatic nickname of the "Root of Africa." It is a highly sought-after destination by the hard-core hikers wishing to conquer Kilimanjaro's peak at 5895 meters above sea level.a
New York City, New York
New York City, and Liberty Island with its famous statue, are surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean. The Atlantic Coast is experiencing four times faster sea-level rise than any other shoreline in the US. Essentially, "the largest population living inside a floodplain, "Big Apple, is becoming increasingly dangerous with recent series of storms and floods.
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Rio's brightly-colored cityscape and diverse culture, surrounded by stunning coastlines, is a tourist hotspot in Brazil. The city is the country's second-largest metropolis, with endless attractions and amenities, along with industries and human development.
The Dead Sea, Jordan/Israel
The Dead Sea is a renowned wellness destination for healing, relaxation, and meditation-worthy sights. The sea is a fascinating 997-feet-deep natural wonder with no marine life. It is considered the lowest point on the Earth, with its surface at 1,412 feet below sea level.
The Great Barrier Reef, Australia
The world's most extensive coral reef system spans for immense 2,300 miles off the northeast coast of Australia. It is replete with marine life and living corals. The Great Barrier Reef draws millions of snorkelers and scuba divers for the kaleidoscopic spectacle with weeks worth of exploring.
Wineries In The Rhône Valley, France
Rhône Valley is among the world's top sought-after winemaking regions. The valley spreads in a corridor of over 120 miles of sprawling vineyards. It is a real retreat-worth of driving from one end to the other, with a mountainous backdrop and wine tastings on the way.
The world's largest mangrove forest, and the only of its kind to host a significant population of wild tigers, the Sundarbans is also sinking. Located along the Bay of Bengal in the Ganga-Brahmaputra River delta region of India and Bangladesh, Sundarbans comprises numerous islands of varying sizes.