All posts tagged Komodo

Announcing the provisional New7Wonders of Nature

The provisional New7Wonders of Nature are, in alphabetical order: Amazon, Halong Bay, Iguazu Falls, Jeju Island, Komodo, Puerto Princesa Underground River, Table Mountain. Here, Bernard Weber, Founder-President of New7Wonders, announces the names of the provisional New7Wonders of Nature at the New7Wonders headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. The announcement of the provisional New7Wonders of Nature

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The New7Wonders of Nature are…

The first count of the global vote to elect the New7Wonders of Nature has been announced. In alphabetical order, they are: Amazon, Halong Bay, Iguazu Falls, Jeju Island, Komodo, Puerto Princesa Underground River, Table Mountain. The announcement of the provisional New7Wonders of Nature Announcing the results at the headquarters of the New7Wonders Foundation in Zurich,…

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Top 14 Finalists in the New7Wonders of Nature

Based on the counting of votes at this point, New7Wonders can now reveal the names of the top 14 Finalists in the New7Wonders of Nature. They are, in alphabetical order: Amazon, Bu Tinah Island, Dead Sea, Great Barrier Reef, Halong Bay, Iguazu Falls, Jeita Grotto, Jeju Island, Kilimanjaro, Komodo, Masurian Lake District, Puerto Princesa Underground…

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Certificate ceremony in the presence of dragons

With some rather well-fed Komodo dragons warming themselves under the hot sun, Bernard Weber, founder and President of New7Wonders, handed over the official Komodo New7Wonders of Nature Certificate of Participation to the Head of Komodo National Park, one of the 28 Official Finalists in the New7Wonders of Nature, and Jusuf Kalla, former Vice President of…

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Indonesian President calls for SMS support for Komodo

The president of Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, has asked all Indonesians to support Komodo Island, one of the 28 Official Finalists in the New7Wonders of Nature. The president made the appeal when he was officially inaugurating the new Lombok International Airport. According to The Jakarta Post, he asked the dignitaries present, and Indonesians in general,…

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Komodo and New7Wonders: strong ranking performance over the past month

As it enters what might be its final week before suspension, Komodo has proven to be a strong performer in the weekly New7Wonders of Nature rankings published every Tuesday. Looking at the past four weeks, and out of the 28 Finalists, Komodo has ranked as follows: – This week it is positioned respectively 2nd and…

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