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27/09/2013 06:08 BST | Updated 27/09/2013 06:17 BST

Climate Change: The World's Most Beautiful Places That Are Under Threat (PICTURES)

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Fancy going diving in the crystal clear waters of the great Barrier Reef? Or traversing the snowy climes Mount Kilimanjaro? Then you better move quickly, as experts have warned these are among the places rapidly declining due to climate change and global warming.

As a key climate science report is released today – published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – Huffington Post UK examines the most beautiful places in the world that are under threat.

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Sources: Live Science, www.climatechange.alaska.gov, United States Environmental Protection Agency, geology.com, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, WWF, Nature Magazine, NASA

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