We have created a photo series showcasing the damaging effects that climate change will have on some of the world’s most loved tourist landmarks.
Statue of Liberty, New York – Now
The sight we all associate with the USA. Visitors to NYC must see the Statue of Liberty.
Statue of Liberty, New York – Future
Rising water levels will engulf cities around the world, leaving the 93m Statue of Liberty barely visible above the water.
Great Barrier Reef, Australia – Now
The beautiful Great Barrier Reef is a magical array of life and color, which water babies visiting Australia love to explore.
Great Barrier Reef, Australia – Future
Warmer temperatures, ocean pollution, and coral bleaching will kill off all of the vibrant marine life that light up the Barrier Reef.
Amazon Rainforest, Brazil – Now
One of the most iconic places in the world, people flock to Brazil to marvel at the beauty of the Amazon Rainforest.
Amazon Rainforest, Brazil – Future
Deforestation is already a huge threat to this natural landscape, and will eventually leave the area bare – killing off all of the wildlife that lives there.
Antarctica – Now
Somewhat mystical Antarctica is known as a beautiful white landscape we all dream of exploring.
Antarctica – Future
Rising temperatures will cause the ice to melt, leaving a bare landscape underneath. Rising sea levels could erase the country, leaving the animals who roam here with no way of survival.
Parthenon, Greece – Now
One of the most iconic places in the world, the Parthenon still stands after thousands of years.
Parthenon, Greece – Future
Carbon emissions, frequent tourism, and acid rain will cause this ancient structure to crumble.
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