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Destination

Hurry!! Before its too late.

15 June 2017 - 14:50

Aishath Sajuha

Travel enthusiast, amateur artist and blogger.

Don’t put your dreams on hold to visit the temporary island paradises on earth. 

You never know when you’ll miss it.

Summer is the perfect time to explore these island nation, and reprioritize your bucket list. After all some of these paradises need to be seen sooner than the rest, cause he world’s most sensational islands of paradise are under great threat, whether its sea level rise, pollution or erosion, these destinations won’t stick around forever. 


Cape Verde 

The stunning, the gorgeous Republic of Cape Verde is situated off the northwest coast of Africa, with an archipelago spanning 10 volcanic islands in the Atlantic Ocean. 

Verdes spectacular beaches are famous amongst adventurers for diving and surfing, and makes it a unbelievable holiday destination. However, the landscape of Verde is highly vulnerable to the effects of climate change and rising sea levels. 


Palau

A tiny population consisting of 21,000 just spread across 250 little islands form the Republic of Palau situated in the western Pacific Ocean. 

This scenic archipelago will keep you in awe, with its natural wonders from emerald forests to alluring lagoons. But make sure to come see this quickly – it’s not just the sea level that is a threat to Palau, but it is facing severe floods which could be disastrous.


Galapagos Island. 

Is an archipelago found in Ecuador, and is home to a vast range of flora and fauna. You will encounter giant tortoises and even rare creatures you might never come across elsewhere in the world. 

However, with the increase of popularity Galapagos Islands are in major risk of over development to cater overwhelming tourist trade.


Maldives 

Home to 26 coral Atolls, Maldives is known mostly for their beaches, world class diving and their pristine swimming condition. 

Being the lowest lying country on the country may beat others to the ‘most romantic destination’ crown, but it may be gone in the future, due to sea level rise. 


Seychelles 

Seychelles is a dreamy assortment of 115 islands off the east coast of Africa, and is a life-changing sight, its absolute heaven for holidaymakers. 

Though, the rising water levels have severely damaged its coral reefs, and it is no lie that the entire island nation could be submerged in like 50 years. 

So hurry!



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