17 Incredible Places That May Disappear Soon

The Alps

The Alps are more susceptible to climate change than the Rocky Mountains because the former sits at a lower altitude.

The Alps have suffered a rise in temperature by just under 35.6 degrees Fahrenheit (two degrees Celsius) over the past 120 years, which is almost twice the global average.

Around three percent of Alpine glacial ice is lost per year and researchers are anticipating a further increase in temperature by 35.6 degrees Fahrenheit (two degrees Celsius) in the next 40 years.

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