Germany is represented in the New7Wonders of Nature by the Black Forest, which is located in the state of Baden-Württemberg. In a heart-warming gesture of solidarity, the children of the European international School choir in Munich, located in the neighbouring state of Bavaria, have recorded the song “Wonders of our Nature”. Produced by Stefan Zaradic [...] Read More →
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What is being called Europe’s “first green restaurant” serves traditional German food in a magnificent natural setting high above the tall conifer trees of the Black Forest, one of the 28 Official Finalists in the New7Wonders of Nature. The Rappenecker Hütte is a 350-year-old farm house in southern Germany that generates all its energy from [...] Read More →
Straddling the border between Poland and Belarus, the 8,000-year-old Bialowieza Forest is a very special place. Here, in Europe’s last primeval forest, it is possible to see one of the world’s rarest animal: the wisent, or European bison. Weighing up to 800kg, the wisent is Europe’s heaviest land mammal. Ironically, the wisent survived because of [...] Read More →
The United Nations has declared 2011 the International Year of Forests to strengthen the management and conservation of all types of forests for the benefit of current and future generations.
The United Nations has declared 2011 the International Year of Forests to strengthen the management and conservation of all types of forests for the benefit of current and future generations. This is good news for many New7Wonders of Nature finalists.
German forests employ 1.3 million people. The Black Forest is one of the elite 28 Official Finalists in the global election of the Official New7Wonders of Nature