Whether we like it or not, the world is deteriorating. One of the biggest debates out there (despite scientific consensus) is global warming. Despite what some “experts” may claim, most scientists agree that global warming is definitely real, it is definitely thanks to human activity and it is definitely ruining the world. But it’s not just our climate that’s trying to usher in the apocalypse. There are a number of other problems that are hurting our world such as hunger, poverty, war and so much more. In just 12 photos, we’ll see the world ending before our very eyes.
Warning: Some of the photos in this article are serious and sad, but they are the harsh realities for some people in the world we live in.
#12 Goodbye Polar Ice Caps
It has been proven time and time again that the world is getting warmer and one of the areas hardest hit is the arctic. The ice caps are melting at an alarming rate and this is horrific not only for the animals but also for people. This could cause a major increase in ocean levels, which could flood coasts and islands.
#11 The “Dead” Sea
While the 2016 Olympics in Rio seemingly went well on TV for the viewers, it was a different story behind the scenes. There were a ton of problems there such as poverty, crime, and even pollution. In this photo, you can see hundreds of dead fish floating in the water thanks to pollution in the area.
This picture may look like something out of a dystopian movie, but it is actually an aerial photo of New Delhi, a city in India. The country is home to 1.3 billion people, and this photo shows just how polluted it is, and how congested the entire city is. People are practically living on top of each other!
#9 Super Unsanitary Playgrounds
This photo comes from the country of Bangladesh and shows two children playing on what appears to be a mountain of garbage. They are in one of the most polluted and dirty places on the planet and every day, tons and tons of toxic waste is dumped all around them. And they’re not even the most polluted country in Asia …