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Poland’s Masurian Lake District receives New7Wonders of Nature Recognition Award

Bernard Weber, Founder-President of New7Wonders, presented the first New7Wonders of Nature Finalists Recognition Award to Poland’s Masurian Lake District today in Warsaw, the capital of Poland. The Masurian Lake District, one of the top 14 Finalists in the global voting campaign, received the New7Wonders of Nature Finalists Recognition Award “For the most visible local, national [...] Read More →

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New7Wonders of Nature Recognition Award for Poland’s Masurian Lake District

Bernard Weber, Founder-President of New7Wonders, will present the first New7Wonders of Nature Finalists Recognition Award to Poland’s Masurian Lake District at government buildings in Warsaw, the capital of Poland, on Thursday, 27 September. The Masurian Lake District, one of the top 14 Finalists in the global voting campaign, receives the New7Wonders of Nature Finalists Recognition [...] Read More →

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Ruler of Dubai votes for Bu Tinah Island

His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai yesterday voted for Bu Tinah Island to become one of the New7Wonders of Nature during a visit to the Bu Tinah Experience, a replica of the island created by the Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi on the Abu [...] Read More →

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Send us your photos of New7Wonders of Nature voters

We’ve got lots of photos of young voters, but what we’d really love to see are images of older voters. Have you got one that you’d like to share with the New7Wonders community? Send it to me, Eamonn Fitzgerald at fitzgerald@n7w.com, and I’ll make sure that people all over the world will be able to [...] Read More →

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The Bu Tinah Experience on the Corniche

Abu Dhabi’s Environment Agency (EAD) is launching the “Bu Tinah Experience” to raise awareness on the region’s biodiversity. Housed in a large white dome on the Abu Dhabi Corniche, the “Bu Tinah Experience” features a lagoon with turtles and a mangrove nursery. The turtles are part of a rehabilitation initiative that rescues injured animals and [...] Read More →

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Royalty voting for Bu Tinah Island

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zazed Al Nahyan, son of the founder of UAE, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, was one of the many visitors to this week’s Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition who voted for Bu Tinah Island, one of the 28 Official Finalists in the New7Wonders of Nature, [...] Read More →

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Flamingo back in Abu Dhabi after ten-year absence

The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) says that the Greater Flamingo is once again breeding in the Al Wathba Wetland Reserve. Bu Tinah Island, off the coast of Abu Dhabi and one of the 28 Official Finalists in the New7Wonders of Nature, is also home to hundreds of flamingos. “The breeding by flamingos in [...] Read More →

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Mona Al Mansouri is making waves with her clothes

In February this year, designer Mona Al Mansouri made international news with one of her gowns at the Bride Show in Abu Dhabi. Its motifs of marine life were intended as a representation of Bu Tinah Island, one of the 28 Finalists in the New7Wonders of Nature. Such was the reaction that the decision has [...] Read More →

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The dugong is doing well in Bu Tinah Island

The dugong may not be the world’s prettiest creature, but it is one of the most valuable because it is the last remaining representative of the Dugongidae family. The dugong faces extinction in many parts of the world, but there is hope. In fact, it is doing very well in Bu Tinah Island, which now [...] Read More →

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