August 13, 2022

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Here are the tourist destinations that could disappear

The climate crisis is hitting the entire planet hard, but some places more than others. Among them are some well-known and lesser known tourist resorts that may soon no longer exist. This is what they are.

Tourist destinations at risk from the climate crisis

the moldive IslandsIt is estimated that nearly 80% of the more than 1,200 islands that make up the Maldives lie at just one meter above sea level. This means that if the lift Indian Ocean waters It kept increasing, by 2100 eight out of ten islands would be gone forever.

The same goes for Bahamas. These Atlantic islands may not exist in the near future. upload sea ​​level The beaches, villages and entire coasts will be flooded.

Perito Moreno in Patagonia. This majestic glacier, which is very popular among tourists from all over the world, may soon disappear. the reasons? a plus Temperatures And less rain.

Las vigas. The famous Nevada city is under threat due to lack of water. It rises in the Mojave Desert and the only source of water is artificial lake meadhas been severely tested by global warming.

Montana’s Glacier Parkbetween the United States and Canada. The park was included once 150 glaciers But today there are only 37 left. By 2030, the survivors will be gone due to climate change causing them to melt.

Chicago. The American city lies on a swamp halfway between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi Basins. The delicate water balance of this complex water system has undergone changes due to climate crisis. The constant and rapid fluctuations between the rise and fall of the waters endanger the very existence of this great and important American city.

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