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Taking care of our environment – The vanishing views

(People's Daily Online)

09:20, June 25, 2012

Photo take on October 7, 2003 shows a rare jasper glacier in the Antarctica. As the global warming gets worse, the glaciers in the Antarctica are melting. This beautiful continental covered with silver icebergs is vanishing. (Xinhua / AFP)

Edited and translated by Xue Meng, People's Daily Online

The old Chinese saying "Reading ten thousand books and travelling ten thousand miles" might just have been the dream for many people. However, have you ever thought that many of the beautiful views in the world have already vanished even before you pack up your bag? The glaciers in the Arctic and the Antarctic are melting; the Pacific Islands are sinking; the corals around the Great Barrier Reef are disappearing; even Venice might be submerged one day…Let's take a look again at those beautiful views which are about to vanish soon in the world.

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