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This Is What Earth Will Look Like If All The Ice Melts

National Geographic shows how most coastal cities will be decimated and the population exodus will put a strain on midland resources. On the upside, Antarctica will make an great seaside resort.

1. Even Mother Nature knows what’s up with Florida*.

CREDIT: JASON TREAT, MATTHEW TWOMBLY, WEB BARR, MAGGIE SMITH, NGM STAFF. ART: KEES VEENENBOS

*Sorry Floridians.

2. Everyone laughed when the Incans built in the mountains. Who’s laughing now?

CREDIT: JASON TREAT, MATTHEW TWOMBLY, WEB BARR, MAGGIE SMITH, NGM STAFF. ART: KEES VEENENBOS

3. Humanity’s need to build on coastlines is our downfall. Damn you life-giving water.

CREDIT: JASON TREAT, MATTHEW TWOMBLY, WEB BARR, MAGGIE SMITH, NGM STAFF. ART: KEES VEENENBOS

4. How long would it take that inland sea to turn desert into sustainable* farmland?

CREDIT: JASON TREAT, MATTHEW TWOMBLY, WEB BARR, MAGGIE SMITH, NGM STAFF. ART: KEES VEENENBOS

*Spoiler: Too long, Australia is doomed.

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