In a story titled “Bu Tinah, Abu Dhabi’s secret nature reserve“, CNN’s Sara Sidner pointed out that the island “is in the running to become one of the world’s New Seven Wonders of Nature.” In fact, it is “one of only three wonders in the Middle East to make a short list of 28. It faces some stiff competition from around the world including the Grand Canyon in the United States and the The Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Australia.”
The island’s extraordinary biodiversity is what makes it a natural wonder in a category of its very own. Nesting osprey coexist with groups of pink flamingo, while flying fish skip across the ocean’s surface around the island.
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Zurich, Switzerland Today's 7 Wonders Day commemorates the Official Declaration of the New 7 Wonders of the World on 07.07.07 in Lisbon, Portugal, after a first-of-kind global democratic poll.
"The world celebrates 7 Wonders Day on 7 July every year." — Bernard Weber, Founder of New7Wonders
The concept of Global Memory…
Manchester: On 6 June, one of the most famous symbols of peace in the world, the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament symbol, visited Manchester as part of its 60th-anniversary tour across the UK. Bernard Weber, the creator of the 7 Symbols of Peace campaign, as well as the worldwide campaigns…
"Experience these majestic sites during moments of solitude in 360 video," is how The New York Times introduced readers to its interactive feature titled The New Seven Wonders of the World', which was compiled by Veda Shastri, Guglielmo Mattioli and Kaitlyn Mullin.
"Built on four continents, most by ancient and medieval…
Zurich, Switzerland: A new global campaign to discover, choose and vote for the 7 Symbols of Peace launches on World Peace Day, 21 September 2017. The campaign is from the New7Wonders Foundation, the organisation that has successfully pioneered the first-ever worldwide elections to choose the New 7 Wonders, which have…
The universal calendar has a new observance day: 7 Wonders Day. On 7 July from now on, the world will celebrate the event that honours the 21 iconic wonders chosen by hundreds of millions of votes in three global campaigns: the New7Wonders of the World, the New7Wonders of Nature…
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