Season 2 [Spoilers!]

They also find nature overcoming destruction to thrive again. And dead zones where man-made devastation persists.

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Whenever humans abandon their structures, nature reclaims them. This is apparent, for example, in the phenomenon of America’s Dead Malls.

Images and articles about Dead Malls.

The 100: Mount Weather
This is a facility that was built before the nuclear war and designed to shelter the human race from fatal radiation.Malls Flickr mmeiser2

Season 2 reveals that the large bunker is a sealed and uncontaminated home to a group of survivors of the nuclear war. It has its own underground water reservoir.

WHEN SPACE IS LIMITED, IS THERE ANYTHING WORTH SAVING OTHER THAN HUMAN LIFE?

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In The 100, Mount Weather is also a storage facility for art. The collection is partly displayed and partly preserved in a warehouse.

THERE ARE NO ANIMALS ON EITHER THE ARK OR INSIDE MOUNT WEATHER.

The100_S2_E6_Derelict Train Station2Other descendants of humans that did survive the nuclear war are using derelict structures for re-appropriated purposes.

A subway station becomes a prison and a dining room at different times.

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THERE IS NO SPACE TO WASTE AND NO SPACE IS WASTED.