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50 Times Nature Won The Battle Against Civilization (New Pics)

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

Humankind has destroyed the environment on countless occasions in the name of putting up buildings, communities, bridges, canals, ports, cities, and even roads. On many occasions, it seems like nature had no chance against the unstoppable force of civilization.

However, there is plenty of evidence that we have not dealt nature its final blow. There are numerous instances of nature fighting back and proving to us just how fragile our projects can be.

Mother Nature is constantly reclaiming itself, and here are photos indicating that nature is to be feared, respected and even envied.

1. Tree v. Chimney

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

This tree grew out of an abandoned chimney, clearly showing that nature can fight back against human invasions and win.

2. Tree v. Silo

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

Again, a tree managed to win an impossible battle by growing inside an abandoned silo. This is a perfect example of Mother Nature taking back what is rightfully hers.

3. Tree v. Gate

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

This tree grew at the gate of the abandoned Putzar Castle in Germany.

4. Nature Reclaims Village

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

Hard to believe that this village was abandoned in the 1990s in Houtouwan in China. Nature has completely taken over within a few short years.

5. Nature Reclaims Railroad Tracks In Taiwan In The Forest

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

6. Tree Grows Inside The Stop Sign

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

7. Vine Takes Over Chair And Silences Wind Chime

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

8. This Old Shiva Temple Taken Over By Sacred Bodhi Tree In Bangladesh

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

9. Abandoned Synagogue Taken Over By Vegetation

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

10. Real Grass Takes Over Fake Grass

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

11. A Toy Is Taken Over By Moss, Creating A Pretty Cool Effect

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

12. Castle Taken Over By Vegetation In Ireland

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

13. The Boat Wreck Was Reclaimed By Nature, Creating This Island

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

14. The Tree Grew Around A Hiking Sign

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

15. A Neanderthal Skull Aged 130,000 Years Surrounded By Stalagmites In An Italian Cave

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

16. Roots Growing According To Pavement Pattern

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

17. The Agave Tree Growing To Massive Size In An Abandoned Greenhouse

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

18. Tree Grows Through A Stone Wall

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

19. Tree Grows Around A Railing

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

20. An Abandoned Bridge In New Zealand Gets Run Over By Vegetation

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

21. An Eerie Overgrown Villa In Germany

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

22. Car Not Enough To Stop Nature's Progress

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

23. Initiation Path Taken Over By Moss In Quinta Da Regaleira, Portugal

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

24. Tree Destroys A Tombstone In Boothbay, Maine

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

25. Tree Grows Through The Railings

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

26. Abandoned Train Tracks Taken Over By Vegetation

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

27. This Vine Is Trying To Steal A Broom, Being At It For Several Months

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

28. Nature Takes Over A Boat, Turning It Into A Wonderful Sight

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

29. Abandoned House Taken Over By The Desert In California

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

30. These Radioactive Cars From Fukushima Disaster Are Getting Consumed By Nature

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

31. Plants Creeping Up An Abandoned Greenhouse

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

32. When A Piano Is Left Out In Nature

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

33. Ivy Proving That It Can Thrive In A Car

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

34. When Nature Happens: 1965 v. 2012

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

35. The Carved Letters Of This Tombstone Are Being Taken Over By Moss

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

36. This Abandoned Place Was Reclaimed By Nature

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

37. A Little Light Was All Nature Required To Make Fern Grow Inside This Building

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

38. An Abandoned Tank Being Overrun By Nature

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

39. Nature Takes Over A Roller Coaster

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

40. The Tree Grows Inside A Pedestrian Bridge

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

41. A Blanket Was Abandoned, But Creeping Ivy Is Slowly Burying It And Taking Over

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

42. Ms World Discoverer Hit A Reef In 2000, And Vegetation Is Slowly Taking Over

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

43. Man Went To See If His First Car Was Still Where He Left It 40 Years Ago

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

44. Trespassing Sign Swallowed By A Tree

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

45. Gate Was Open For Too Long, A Bush Grew Around It

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

46. An Abandoned Apartment Complex In Keelung, Taiwan, Getting Reclaimed By Nature

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

47. The Tree Grew Through And Around This Wagon Wheel

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

48. This Plant Grew Through A Locked Window While The Resident Was On Holiday

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

49. Nature Reclaiming An Abandoned Paper Mill

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

50. A Hotel In Southern Europe Getting Overrun By Vegetation

50 times nature won the battle against civilization (new pics)

Given time, Mother Nature can take back what is rightfully hers. These breathtaking photos indicate that human invasion is not as permanent and absolute as it seems.

Vegetation can take over buildings, railroad tracks, bridges, or practically anything else that man puts in its way.