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

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

We humans often build roads and bridges, canals and ports, even entire cities at the expense of the environment. But nature isn't planning on giving up. On the contrary, it is determined to persevere, showing just how fragile our creations are.


Maybe you remember our earlier list on Mother Nature reclaiming its territories, maybe not, but time passes and bricks continue to crumble, so Bored Panda decided to refresh your memory on the topic.


We put together a new batch of photos to show that nature is a force to be reckoned with and that ultimately, the world belongs to it. As much as we would like to think otherwise.


#1 Tree That Grew From The Inside Of An Abandoned Chimney


Image credits: Vijaykulange


#2 Found This Beautiful Tree Growing Inside An Abandoned Silo While I Was Exploring


Image credits: runswithjello


#3 Railroad Tracks In The Forest (Taiwan)


Image credits: journeywithlight


#4 The Gate Keeper At The Abandoned Putzar Castle In Germany


#5 This Vine Climbed Up A Chair To Silence My Wind Chime


Image credits: Redtenchu


#6 A Friend Found This Out Hiking And Posted It On FB, Thought It Was Pretty Cool


I'm assuming the fabric and padding created a moist coarse surface for the moss to exploit.


Image credits: psithurism_daze


#7 Abandoned Synagogue


Image credits: tobi_urbex


#8 This Tree Grew Inside The Stop Sign


Image credits: m1nus


#9 This Chinese Fishing Village Was Abandon In The 1990s. Nature Has All But Reclaimed It (Houtouwan, China)


Image credits: Green Jane


#10 Tree Growing Around A Hiking Sign


Image credits: AngDag


#11 Real Grass Growing Through The Fake Grass


Image credits: ameades


#12 Found A Tree Growing Through A Stone Wall


Image credits: MikeLeRoi


#13 Old Shiva Temple Firmly Embraced By The Sacred Bodhi Tree In Bangladesh


#14 Abandoned Castle In Ireland


Image credits: malteheitmueller


#15 Boat Wreck Reclaimed By Nature And Turned Into An Island


Image credits: Anton Rijsdijk


#16 This Tree Has Grown Round The Railing


Image credits: clickybyro2757


#17 130,000-Year-Old Neanderthal Skull Encased In Stalagmites, Found In A Sinkhole In A Cave In Italy


Image credits: Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities, Superintendent of the Archeology of Puglia


#18 The Roots Grow According To The Pavement Pattern


Image credits: waschmack


#19 This Plant Has Been Trying To Stealthily Steal My Broom For Months


Image credits: pineapple_blue


#20 Nature Wins Again. Found This While Hiking In Boothbay, Maine


Image credits: MacNCheese22


#21 This Overgrown Boat We Saw. Nature Ship "Ms Heimliche Liebe"


Image credits: Zombiebreadfist


#22 Radioactive Cars From The Fukushima Disaster Slowly Being Eaten By Nature


Image credits: Arkadiusz Podniesiński


#23 Ivy Overtaking A Car


#24 This Oak Tree Growing Through A Railing


Image credits: That-70s-Ho


#25 Abandoned Bridge In New Zealand


Image credits: sacrecoeur1206


#26 House Abandoned And Retaken By The Desert In California


Image credits: DrFetusRN


#27 Mossy Initiation Path In The Quinta Da Regaleira, Portugal


Image credits: glory.of.disrepair


#28 Becoming One With Nature


#29 An Agave Growing Massive In This Long-Abandoned Greenhouse


Image credits: liesje-73


#30 A Piano Left To Nature


Image credits: DrFetusRN


#31 Abandoned Tank


Image credits: Константин Антипин


#32 Ghostly Overgrown Villa In Germany


Image credits: Darksider2


#33 Abandoned Place Reclaimed By Nature


Image credits: matthias_haker


#34 A Tree Somehow Growing In A Mexico City's Pedestrian Bridge


Image credits: hipersensiblx


#35 This Gate Has Been Open For So Long That A Bush Has Grown Around It


Image credits: Swotboy2000


#36 This Blanket Has Been Sitting Since October. A Species Of Creeping Ivy Started Growing Through It, But Only Thriving Where The Black Bands Of Color Are


Image credits: ratlizardmutantgirl


#37 Nature Took Over. 1965 vs. 2012


Image credits: Marion Family Photo


#38 This Tree Swallowing A Trespassing Sign


Image credits: daito-


#39 Old Abandoned Tracks


#40 Quasi-Legible Moss Growing In The Letters Of This Fallen Tombstone


Image credits: Larvsesh


#41 Tree That Grew Through And Around A Wagon Wheel


Image credits: jjonesreddit


#42 This Abandoned Greenhouse


Image credits: glory.of.disrepair


#43 Fern Growing Under A Circular Roof Hole


Image credits: woyto


#44 Took My Dad To See If His First Car Was Still Where He Left It When Its Engine Seized - 40 Years Ago. It Was


Image credits: Deletraz


#45 While My Sister Was On A Long Business Trip An Outdoor Plant Grew Indoors Through A Locked Window


Image credits: derf_vader


#46 Hotel In Southern Europe


Image credits: Mirna Pavlovic


#47 MS World Discoverer Was A German Expedition Cruise Ship. It Hit A Uncharted Reef In The Sandfly Passage, Solomon Islands, 29 April, 2000


Image credits: sv_manjana


#48 Mushrooms Growing Out Of A Scooter Seat


Image credits: Bennprim365


#49 Apartment Complex In Keelung, Taiwan Slowly Overtaken By Trees


Image credits: flickr.com


#50 Abandoned Paper Mill With Nature Starting To Take Over


Image credits: Old-Blighty


#51 Reclamation In Overdrive, New Orleans


Image credits: Frank Relle


#52 Abandoned Roller Coaster Being Taken Over By Nature


Image credits: ___krampus___


#53 Jet Graveyard


#54 Old Hotel Room (Europe, 2012)


Image credits: matthias_haker


#55 This Ruined Church With A Tree Growing In The Middle


Image credits: caerphoto


#56 This Tree Grew Inside An Old Silo And Finally Made It To The Top


Image credits: Wlverenefan


#57 Abandoned Soviet Monument In Krasnodar, Russia


Image credits: 13_pilot1


#58 This House Belongs To The Trees Now


Image credits: Thomas Homolya


#59 This Abandoned Railroad In Hemlock Forest Taiwan


Image credits: brian_ytsu


#60 A Tree Growing In An Abandoned Mansion


Image credits: brapyoubud


#61 WW2 Bomber Being Swallowed Up By Jungle Undergrowth. Photos By Bruce Mcpherson


Image credits: Bruce McPherson


#62 This Tree That Has Absorbed Its Bench Over The Years


Image credits: MaxHermanos


#63 Mother Nature Always Wins


Image credits: leakgigs


#64 Just Some Grass Growing On A Lawnmower


Image credits: Jalooper


#65 The Way How The Tree Roots Grow Follows The Gaps Between Bricks


Image credits: Eat_Around_the_Rosie


#66 Abandoned Cars In The Ardennes


#67 Waterway Underneath An Old Spanish Arms Factory Being Overtaken By Nature: Like A Scene From LoTR


Image credits: lauricgourbalphotographies


#68 Abandoned And Overgrown College In Gali, Abkhazia


Image credits: boredpanda.com


#69 Cactus Growing Out Of A Water Pipe


Image credits: Blxckbee


#70 This Is Insane


#71 Tree Growing Around A Letterbox


Image credits: djjmilner


#72 This Tree Growing Through A Fence


Image credits: andygleason


#73 Low Mileage Driver


Image credits: notdakotafanning


#74 The New World Mall, In Bangkok, Was Closed In 1997 After It Was Found To Have Breached Building Regulations


#75 Abandoned Intersection Near Ottawa


Image credits: RyVal


#76 Unabandoned Train Station


Image credits: ribeirocatolico


#77 This Car Has Grass Growing Through The Hood


Image credits: primatemechanix


#78 Gates Only Unlock On One Side, Causing That Half The Path To Grow Wild


Image credits: face-on-the-head


#79 My Great Aunts House Slowly Being Reclaimed By Nature Taken On My Trip To Mexico Last Year


Image credits: effinwookie


#80 There's A Plant Growing Inside The McDonald's Drive Through Order Screen


Image credits: barnesjam


#81 This Weed Growing Inside My Patio Fell Over Then Continued Growing Upwards


Image credits: pricklypearanoid


#82 Abandoned Poolhouse Overgrown By Plants


Image credits: sasa_shadowed


#83 Alcatraz Island


Image credits: PlusUltra3005


#84 Due To The Quarantine, Nature Is Starting To Reclaim The Stairwells At The University Where I Work


Image credits: NotVerySmarts


#85 Nature Takes Everything Back Eventually


Image credits: justinjenny


#86 Abandoned Cottage In England


#87 Abandoned Water Park In Florida


Image credits: abandonedsoutheast.com


#88 This Cool Gravestone That Nature's Reclaimed


Image credits: ComeOnDonkey


#89 This Tree That Grew Over A Parking Sign Over The Years


Image credits: Lafite-Rotschild


#90 Weeds Were Growing Out Of My Dad's Car


Image credits: evilpig


#91 The Inside Of A Castle Near Where I Live, Ireland


Image credits: JmaesGeoghegan


#92 Abandoned Polar Bear Enclosure. Vancouver, BC


Image credits: Ernie H. Reksten


#93 Pool Being Swallowed By Ivy Inside The Abandoned Days Inn Hotel In PA


Image credits: RiddimRyder


#94 Trees Growing Through This Car


Image credits: SkinnyG1950


#95 The Way This Weed Grew In The Past 2 Years. Walked By It Every Morning Since It Was A Baby Weed. This Goes To Show You, The Power Of Nature In A Small Sense


Image credits: Huichan81


#96 Invasive Plant Growing Up Through My Driveway


Image credits: blamethecranes


#97 Abandoned Railroad Tracks In Forest


Image credits: lilla_urbex


#98 Abandoned Hospital In Khovrino, Moscow


Image credits: venkov.psd


#99 Abandoned Wagakawa Hydro Power Plant, Japan


Image credits: mashiro.3191


#100 This Car Was Left On My Grandparents’ Property When They Bought It


Image credits: sketchmuffin51


#101 A Fascinating Look At How This Tree Grew Around An Old Fire Hydrant


Image credits: doggowolf


#102 Sidewalk In São Paulo, Brazil, Completely Ruined By Roots That Grew Over Time


Image credits: iagoruby


#103 A Vine Grew Around This Beer Bottle Left Out Overnight After A Party


Image credits: Psilocynical


#104 Something Started Growing Under Our Wall


Image credits: drizzo87


#105 I Found A Road Being Reclaimed By Nature


Image credits: reidminer


#106 Stumbled Upon This While Surveying In Upstate New York


Image credits: _thegreatGAR


#107 Abandoned Altar In The Woods


Image credits: chopkins19


#108 The Royal Alexandra Nursing Home In Paisley, Scotland


Image credits: TheAmericanWannabe


#109 Photo I Took Of The Water Slides


Image credits: flowerchild2003


#110 Abandoned President Heads


Image credits: Adventure_As_One


#111 A Vine Grew Up My Basketball Hoop


Image credits: Torn8oz


#112 Abandoned Machinery, Romania


#113 Abandoned Drive-In Theatre


Image credits: Owen Kanzler


#114 Abandoned Ford Bronco In The Woods


#115 This Tree That Grew Through A Fence


Image credits: BlueCrane93


#116 Plants Growing On My Old Chair


Image credits: thunde-r


#117 This Abandoned Shoe I Found Deep In The Forest


Image credits: Nasobema


#118 There Is A Chair Near My Local Train Station Which Is So Old That There Is Moss Growing On It


Image credits: andre-art13-anime