It's interesting that just three decades after Pripyat was abandoned because of the Chernobyl disaster, the forest has already reclaimed the city.

Don't let anyone convince you that reforestation is difficult. It'll happen all by itself, if people allow it to.

Also, I kinda love the aesthetic. I wonder if maybe the buildings even help the trees by giving them shelter they wouldn't otherwise have. It'd be interesting to see if climax species start to regrow sooner in places like this.

@InvaderXan this reminds me of some posts I've been seeing around calling for hopeful sci-fi futures where nature is thriving (which I am 100% for btw).

These images are just gorgeous.

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