Top 10 Places to Visit Before They Disappear
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
4- Dead Sea
Apart from all other traditional attractions of the Jordan vacation packages, from early in the 20th century the Dead Sea started to attract tourist specially scientist and environmentalist for tour and travel to Dead Sea. The world’s most amazing place to travel Jordan Rift Valley is a dramatic, beautiful landscape, which at Dead Sea is about 400 meters below sea level, called as the lowest point on the planet. The hyper saline water of the Dead Sea itself is its own attraction.
Unfortunately human intervention in the form of pipelines, dams, and storage reservoirs are diverting the Jordan River water to other areas. All these activities are becoming reason for decreasing level of water in the Dead Sea. With this speed of decreasing water level of Dead Sea; is on the way to disappear by the year 2050. Please visit Dead Sea to see how this amazing gift of nature cherishes its historic and cultural significance, also make awareness to protect our planets amazing gift
5- Venice Italy
How can one introduce Venice tour in words, there is no word in dictionary which describes completely Venice Italy. Words don’t do justice with variance and attractions offered by Venice Italy tour. Venice is so much different from any other place. Venice is struggling for its existence.
Venice is renowned as The Floating City has been sinking slowly due to as Sea level is going up, but global warming in these days worsened the situation. Floods also keep hitting the Venice making visitors wonder that how long it would stay over water.
6- Olympia Greece
The experience of vacationing in Europe while visiting Olympia, which offers us to get a walk on the ancient path of civilization, when it comes to know history, culture, civilization, architecture, mythology and philosophy.
The history of Olympia comes to our days in part by its variety of temples and public buildings that served for the important activities that were developed on this place. Unfortunately rising temperature due to Global warming is challenging the existence of Olympia as warm and dry summers have led to an increase in wildfires. These wildfires are coming close to this incredible place day by day. We should try to make awareness against pollution and global warming, and try to visit once at this amazing place of earth.
7- Valley of Kings Egypt
There are millions of places in this world that offer unlimited numbers of attractions to choose for tours to, in order to spend your dream vacation tours. Egypt itself is one of the biggest and most beautiful tourist places of the world. Number of historic sites such as the city of Luxor, pyramids of Giza, Nile River and the most famous site is valley of Kings. The Valley of Kings is the most famous tourist attraction of the world which has revealed to us such wonders as the tomb of Tutankhamun. Now these days valley of Kings is mostly visited by tourists is struggling for its existence.
Regarded as the window of world civilization and history, most visited sites of Egypt the Valley of Kings is facing threat caused by its popularity. Due to increased tourism and Damaging Fungus are corroding its ancient tombs. This is said that the Valley of Kings will no more in few years.
8- Maldives Islands
Maldives offer you a geographical marvel, knowing that there are thousands of fish swimming around the vivid corals just a few feet away from where you sit. No matter whether you’re a new couple looking for honeymoon vacation to just getting to know each other or you’re celebrating your golden anniversary. These romantic islands of Maldives are now going to sink due to global warming.
Maldives is a very beautiful destination have unlimited tropical scenery, known as the lowest nation of the earth is just 8 feet above the Sea Level. Unfortunately this amazing gift of nature is sinking due to rise in Sea Level, caused by melting Ice Caps. We should try to protect these Islands and try to reduce Global warming.
9- Everglades National Park USA
A vast shallow and an unusual ecosystem which is actually 40 mile wide slow moving river in Florida; the Everglades Park starts from end point of Kissimmee River, which discharged into Lake Okeechobee. The Everglades are formed by water and fire, experiencing regular flood and drought, famous as “River of Grass”. Spread over 2 Million acres Everglades Park is situated on the edge of hottest destination Miami.
Rising population demands for extra use of natural resources, food and space to live, all these increasing requirement are making space from forests and other natural places like Everglades National Park. Farming and water diversion are threatening the 2.5 million acre wetlands. As Everglades national park remains only 50% within 100 years.
10- Ranthambore Tiger Reserve
India is blessed with many wonders of the worlds whether it is Natural resources or it is man made. Tigers are one of them, as we know there are 50% of total numbers of tigers live in India. Ranthambore, once famous for Royal Maharajas of Rajasthan is now attracting tourists from several years due to its Tiger reserves. Ranthambore is the only place where Tigers can be spotted quite often in their natural habitat even during daytime.
Population of Tigers has fallen as low as about 3200, more than half of which live in India. Shrinking forest and increasing population is forcing towards complete extinction of wild Tigers not only from India but from the world also. As about 95% of total Tigers are now wiped out with in a century; if efforts are not undertaken then remaining Tigers may extinct within a decade. We should try to protect our nature and natural gifts, because they are one of the most important parts of our ecosystem.
When it comes to introduce with history, culture, traditions; Architecture, mythology, and philosophy there is no other ideal word in the dictionary for which to reference than travel and tourism. Human pressure on our planet is growing, with relative increase in pollution and global warming. Many of the wonders of the world will disappear with melting Glaciers of Poles, whether it is natural or man made. We might see them in brochures, zoo, and museums, nothing less than being there really. Temperature is rising with Sea levels, Glaciers and forests are narrowing with Tigers. One day eventually there is all the time in the world, but when you look at reality, may be there isn’t.