Have you ever stopped to think about how much humans rely on nature and how it can often overpower us? We always try to leave a mark on this earth with some remarkable structures. But these are also harmful to mother nature. She can also fight back. These 45 photos show some amazing examples of how nature can take back what is ours.

Scroll down to see them. You are sure to be amazed!

1. Trees Grow Inside The Hull Of A Sunken Ship

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2. Abandoned Bike Reclaimed By Ivy

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3. Destined To Be Green. Abandoned Escalator

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4. Mother Nature Is Calling. Somewhere In China

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5. This Tree Grew Over A Grave Stone And Took The Cross With It

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6. Shrine In Japan

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7. Abandoned Asylum In Italy

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8. Abandoned Stone Cottage. Sneem/Kenmare, Ireland

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9. Earth Slowly Reclaiming An Abandoned Boat – SS City Of Adelaide, Wrecked Off The Coast Of Magnetic Island, Australia

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10. A Barn Claimed By Kudzu In Tennessee

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11. Overgrown Roller Coaster

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12. This Building Was Completely Overgrown By Ivy

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13. Abandoned Railway Bridge In the Czech Republic

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14. Just A Little Moss, It Will Buff Out

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15. This Tree I Found Growing In An Old Silo

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16. Mushrooms Growing Through The Floor!

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17. I Found A Tree Growing Through the Speed Limit Sign

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18. Lost Road In WA

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19. I Grew Up On The Puerto Rico Navy Base, Which Closed In 2004. It’s Now Overgrown And Taken Over By Nature

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20. A Tree Eating A Fence

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21. This Tree Has Almost Completely Overgrown A Large Metal Sign Posted On It

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22. Nature Winning The Battle Against Civilization In The Exclusion Zone Around Chernobyl

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23. This Street Sign Has Been Covered By This Tree

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24. Abandoned Car In Beijing

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25. Colony Of Moss Growing Inside A Bike Seat

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26. This Tree Near My School Track That Absorbed A Fence And Shows The Pattern On The Bark

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27. Cactus In A Rain Gutter

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28. A Sacred Tree Reclaiming An Occupied 5-Story Building In An Old Section Of Downtown Kolkata

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29. This Tree Has Nearly Totally Grown Around A Sign

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30. Abandoned City Akarmara, Abkhazia

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31. Road washed out by the flood, WA state

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32. Found A Shoe In The Woods

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33. An Old Abandoned Road Slowly Healing Over And Being Reclaimed By Nature

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34. These Plants Growing Out Of Someone’s Car

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35. Abandoned Office Found With Lots Of Moss And Mold

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36. Amazing Abandoned 13th Century Château Located In France

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37. Someone Added Googley Eyes To This Tree Consuming A Bridge

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38. Abandoned House, Norway Style

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39. An Abandoned Church In France

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40. Statue Of Buddha Being Reclaimed By Mangrove Forest

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41. Trees Sprouted On Top Of Abandoned Chimneys

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42. The Desert Reclaiming Territories In Namibia. Now A Ghost Town, Kolmanskop Was Once An Oasis Where Miners Lived

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43. I Saw A Tree Eating A Stop Sign

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44. Abandoned Apartment Building Being Claimed By The Sea In The Former Fishing Village Of Kirovsky, Russia

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45. Scola Tower, Liguria, Italy

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We hope you enjoyed this roundup of photos that show how nature can win against civilization. Seeing the power and beauty of our natural world in these images is amazing. Out of all of these, which one is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below!

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