World climate change is threatening the very existence of so many beautiful and legendary places.
From the Arctic circle to Madagascar, rising temperatures, ocean levels, and shifting weather patterns may mean the end of many natural landmarks and points of interest as we have long known them.
Newsweek compiled a list of 100 places you have to see before they are forever altered by climate change.
You may be surprised at the kinds of places found on Newsweek’s list. Here’s a glimpse of some of the 100 places that will likely be greatly affected by world climate change:
- The Arctic Circle
- The Alps
- Mount Kilimanjaro
- Venice, Italy
- Beijing, China
- The Pacific Island of Tuvalu
- Australia’s Great Barrier Reef
- Antarctica’s Ross Ice Shelf
- Western Hudson Bay
- The Caribbean Sea
- Panama Canal
- The Amazon Rain Forest
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