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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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From Peru to Poland, a week of voting presidents

It began last Saturday in Peru, where President Ollanta Humala voted for The Amazon, one of the 28 Official Finalists in the New7Wonders of Nature, which is shared by Peru along with Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname and Venezuela. Then, on Wednesday, the President of Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, asked all Indonesians…

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Lebanese students vote for Jeita Grotto

Students are traditionally idealistic, so the idea of being able to take part in a global campaign that is based on democratic participation is bound to appeal to a generation that has heard the winds of change blow across the Middle East this year. That’s why students at Notre Notre Dame University–Louaize in Lebanon recently…

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Lebanon thrilled by new discovery at Jeita Grotto

The discovery of a new underwater cave at Jeita Grotto is being hailed in Lebanon as a major speleological breakthrough. The entrance was first detected in early 2004, and a team of volunteer divers has since been working to clear access to the room. Joe Khoury, Joseph Sharbine and Habib Haddad have used the latest…

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Worries about water quality in Jeita Grotto

Lebanon is rich in water resources, compared to most other Arab countries, but as people celebrated World Water Day yesterday, the Daily Star reported that the authorities in Beirut expressed concern about the rapid and uncontrolled urban expansion that has led to a serious degradation of the water quality in much of the country. The…

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