Try as we might humanity cannot take over the natural world for long- eventually nature fights back, and for the most part wins, despite our extremely destructive efforts.
(Abandoned Railway in Paris, Image Link)
It’s humbling and gratifying to see the natural world overcoming the odds and reclaiming space from development happy humans, even though these acts of reclamation usually take decades, if not centuries, to succeed.
(Abandoned Hotel Room, Image Link)
Bored Panda has put together an eye opening collection of photographs that demonstrate how nature slowly but surely takes back the land, no matter how much concrete we pour.
(Abandoned Mill in Sorrento, Italy, Image Link)
We've featured a few of these stories here on Neatorama before, but when you see them all together in a gallery of images from around the world they tell a tale of man versus nature in which man will inevitably lose.
Check out the rest of these amazing images over at Bored Panda