27 Times Nature Won The Battle Against Civilization

Quite a bit of thought has been given to the idea of what Earth might look like once we’re gone. Indeed, many books and TV shows on the topic have found that nature would take our places fairly quickly.

Here are 27 photos of places and things that nature is in the process of reclaiming.

1. Amazing Abandoned 13th Century Château Located In France

In 1932 a fire broke out and caused devastating damage to the building and its contents. It has since been left to the elements.

2. Abandoned Ferris Wheel

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3. I.M. Cooling Tower, Belgium


4. Trees Sprouted On Top Of Abandoned Chimneys


5. Abandoned Hotel Room

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6. Scola Tower, Liguria, Italy


7. Abandoned Bike Reclaimed By Ivy


8. Destined To Be Green. Abandoned Escalator


9. Mother Nature Is Calling. Somewhere In China


10. This Tree Grew Over A Grave Stone And Took The Cross With It


11. Shrine In Japan


12. Earth Slowly Reclaiming An Abandoned Boat – SS City Of Adelaide, Wrecked Off The Coast Of Magnetic Island, Australia

13. Abandoned Railway Bridge In Czech Republic


14. I Found A Tree Growing Through Speed Limit Sign


15. Lost Road In WA


16. A Tree Eating A Fence


17. This Street Sign Has Been Covered By This Tree


18. Colony Of Moss Growing Inside A Bike Seat


19. This Tree Near My School Track That Absorbed A Fence And Shows The Pattern On The Bark


20. A Sacred Tree Reclaiming An Occupied 5 Story Building In An Old Section Of Downtown Kolkata


21. Abandoned City Akarmara, Abkhazia


22. Road washed out by flood, WA state


23. Found A Shoe In The Woods


24. An Old Abandoned Road Slowly Healing Over And Being Reclaimed By Nature


25. These Plants Growing Out Of Someone’s Car


26. Nature Reclaims! The Trees Grow Where The Tracks Once Were


27. A Tennis Ball Covered In Moss


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