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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…

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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…

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Dead Sea artwork by Spencer Tunick

After completing his nude photo shoot at New7Wonders of Nature Finalist the Dead Sea last month, artist Spencer Tunick has published the first image of the installation. During the shoot, in which 1,200 people took off their clothes, Tunick stressed that he wanted to draw international attention to the fact that the Dead Sea was…

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Counting down to 11.11.11 in Tel Aviv

A giant counter showing the time left to vote in the New7Wonders of Nature can now be seen on top of the Azrieli Tower in Tel Aviv. When Israel’s Tourism Minister, Stas Meseznikov, pressed a button last night, the top of the building lit up with a golden “616:45:38″, indicating that there were exactly 616…

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Happily covered in Canadian mud

Brothers Jeff and Chris Eagar, hosts of the Great Canadian Adventure Tour, are on a coast-to-coast trip that’s designed to capture the essence of the country on video and bring it to a wider world. When they recently arrived on the Nova Scotia side of the Bay of Fundy, Canada’s Finalist in the New7Wonders of…

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New7Wonders and Friends of the Earth Middle East

At a meeting at the Dead Sea itself, the New7Wonders President and Founder Bernard Weber and New7Wonders Director Jean-Paul de la Fuente met with Friends of the Earth Middle East, including representatives of the three countries of Israel, Jordan and Palestine, to discuss the aligned interests of promoting the Dead Sea as a Finalist in…

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New7Wonders official meetings in Jordan

A New7Wonders delegation led by N7W President and Founder Bernard Weber and N7W Director Jean-Paul de la Fuente met with Her Excellency Dr. Haifa Abu Gazaleh, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities in Jordan. During these meetings the strategy for the Dead Sea campaign in the New7Wonders of Nature was discussed, as well as the plans…

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Spencer Tunick to Israel: Take off your clothes if you want to save the Dead Sea!

World-famous artist Spencer Tunick is inviting hundreds of people to take off their clothes and to take part in a human installation aimed at raising awareness of the disappearing Dead Sea, one of the 28 Official Finalists in the New7Wonders of Nature. The installation will take place on Saturday, 17 September at the Dead Sea…

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Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu votes for the Dead Sea

The Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, yesterday voted for the Dead Sea in the New7Wonders of Nature campaign. “Whoever has been by it or in it knows how unique it is,” he said. “It is one of the seven wonders of the world and we have one message: Go and vote.” The Prime Minister,…

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Jeju and Jordan compete and co-operate

The 35,224 fans who watched last Sunday’s football game between South Korea and Jordan in the World Cup Stadium in Seoul saw the local team win 3-1. That was the competition. But there was also co-operation in the form of an announcement of mutual support for two of the Finalists in the New7Wonders of Nature…

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