As solid and unshakable as we think our civilization is, its grip on nature is tenuous at best. If any cracks appear in the faces of our buildings or our machines, nature is quick to move in and take over. With this in mind, here are 21 photos of places a
JAVA: Plants reclaim the ruins of a subterranean mosque in the Tamar Sari, a park built by the first Muslim sultan of Yogyakarta. The city was the royal - and the remains of the cultural - capital of Java.