Places to remember before they disappear -- America

17:17, May 06, 2010      

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The Newsweek has released a list of 100 famous spots in its latest issue and predicted all of them might disappear because of global warming and tremendous changes of geography.

The most famous of them are:

1. Kauai, Hawaii, U.S.

Kauai, Hawaii, U.S. (Photo Source: huanqiu.com)

As the fourth largest of Hawaiian Islands, Kauai is one of the moistest areas on earth. Most of this mountainous island is bemisted. These lush and mossy forests are home to the colorful Hawaiian honeycreeper, an endangered bird species. Even the tiny fluctuation will cause large-scaled partial changes on the island, which put the islands' distinct ecosystem under severe stress.


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