Nature Photos: When Nature Reclaims Abandoned Places

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These nature photos are so powerful!

And show that sometimes Nature wins her fight against civilisation!

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by Crackoala

As solid and unshakable as we think our civilization is, its grip on nature is tenuous at best.

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by Kyle Telechan

If any cracks appear in the faces of our buildings or our machines, nature is quick to move in and take over.

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by Marsel Van Oosten

With this in mind, here are 8 photos of places and things that nature is in the process of reclaiming.

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by Pietro Bevilacqua

Quite a bit of thought has been given to the idea of what Earth might look like once we’re gone.

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by Ethan Welty

Indeed, many books and TV shows on the topic have found that nature would take our places fairly quickly.

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by worldbeyondyourown

Many cities would be re-colonized within a year or two, and many of our buildings would begin crumbling soon after without human maintenance or energy sources.

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by Rosanne de Lange

The Life After People series on the History Channel has a comprehensive timeline of collapses detailing when various famous landmarks of human civilization throughout the world might give way to nature.

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by Jason Wallace

Which of these powerful nature photos did you prefer?

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