New theory about the origins of the Grand Canyon

How exactly was the Grand Canyon formed? The question has been hotly debated by canyon geologists in Colorado, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico for more than a century. Now, according to the LiveScience website, new research suggests that the gigantic canyon's origins might be more recent than originally thought. And…

Jeju does it in style with a spectacular display

Sunrises on Seongsan Ilchulbong are spectacular, but the a volcanic cone that rose from under the sea 5,000 years ago provided the backdrop for another stunning sight on Sunday when 3,000 people from Jeju Island formed a gigantic N7W JEJU image to celebrate the handing over of official certificate of…

New7Wonders of Nature Winners to Benefit by $US 1 Billion over Five Years

The economic value of being voted as one of the New7Wonders of Nature has been estimated at $US1 billion over five years for each winner. The projection is based on an independent impact report just released by Grant Thornton, an international organization of chartered accountants and management consultants.According to Grant…
Wall of Wonders: Colosseum Uploaded to Wall of Wonders: Colosseum

Join the
WONDERSWALL

A photo was uploaded from Venezia , Italy to support Colosseum as favorite wonder.

Support your Wonder

Lech Walesa displays solidarity with the Polish finalist

He was the co-founder and first chairman of the Solidarity trade union federation. He was named Time Magazine's Man of the Year in 1982. He was declared the Nobel Peace Prize winner in 1983. He is Lech Walesa, and the the former president of Poland is in the news…

Grand Canyon threatened by mining activity

More than 8,000 gold and uranium mining claims have been staked on public land around the Grand Canyon since 2004, an increase of 2,000 percent, the Pew Environmental Group says. As prices for precious metals continue to rise, mining claims near the Grand Canyon and other natural landmarks are soaring,…

Bolivia to make Pachamama part of its law

The law establishes 11 new rights for nature. They include: the right to life and to exist; the right to pure water and clean air; the right to balance; the right not to be polluted; and the right to not have cellular structure modified or genetically altered.

Mud volcanoes come to school in Baku

According to the Azerbaijani business information portal ABC.AZ, the Institute of Geology of National Science Academy of Azerbaijan held an open day on Tuesday for pupils of Baku school No.160 during which the students familiarized themselves with mud volcanoes and how they are created.Among the institute's core competencies…

It’s a big year for the Galapagos

In the year that may yet see the Galapagos Islands named one of the New7Wonders of Nature, the Galapagos Conservancy is moving ahead with its plans to preserve and restore the Galapagos' extraordinary biological wealth and diversity. With the help of scientists and staff at the Charles…

Matterhorn/Cervino: 1871, 1911, 1931

It's a year of anniversaries for the Matterhorn/Cervino. The first one commemorates an event that took place 140 years ago and featured Lucy Walker from England, who became the first woman to climb the majestic mountain. Walker began her Alpinist career in 1858 when she was advised by her doctor…

Wonderful Content loading...

Hello! Contact New 7 Wonders Close

Do you have any questions about the New7Wonders campaigns?
Are you writing an article, do you have a project in mind?
Maybe you have an idea using the New7Wonders concept?
Whatever it is, just say "Hello!" to us, and we will reply as soon as we can.

If you are from the press or a media organisation, or a social media reporter, please use this form to contact Eamonn Fitzgerald, New7Wonders Head of Communications.

If you have an idea involving the New7Wonders concept, or maybe you want to associate New7Wonders with your product or brand, or any other commercial or business or new creative idea, please use this form to contact Jean-Paul de la Fuente, New7Wonders Head of Value Development.>