The world's most beautiful and endangered travel destinations

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Endangered Travel Destinations
Thinking about going on a romantic getaway with your sweetheart or an adventure-filled family vacation? Well, if any of these endangered spots are on your list, you might want to book your trip sooner than expected. That's right, sadly, some of the world's most beautiful travel spots are under attack by climate change and booming human populations.

But while the thought of this is disheartening to say the least, we're here to showcase these endangered destinations so you can visit before they're gone for good. Take a look below and get packing!

1) The Great Barrier Reef

2) Alaska's glaciers

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3) Venice, Italy

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4) Antarctica

5) The Himalayas

6) The Alps

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7) Machu Picchu, Peru

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The world's most beautiful and endangered travel destinations

An aerial view of Lagos, Nigeria.

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Lagos, Nigeria

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Kajuru, a village close to Kaduna, Kaduna State, Nigeria.

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Bogota, Colombia

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View over the town of Popayan in Colombia.

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View over the city in the evening, Bogota, Colombia, South America.

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Sana'a, Yemen.

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The old San'a view from a window, in Yemen.

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Views from the main cloth bazaar in the city center of Peshawar, Pakistan, July 2010. 

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Women looking over Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Homes in Venezuela.

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Caracas, Venezuela.

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View of Sugarloaf mountain, Guanabara Bay and the downtown city area of Botafogo of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Neymar (r) and Brazilian players celebrate during the World Cup Group A opening game between Brazil and Croatia at Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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Favela Rocinha, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

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