Zurich/Switzerland : Now that voting for the New7Wonders of Nature has ended and counting of the votes has begun, I would like to express my sincere thanks for your support during the campaign. By taking the time to take part, you have shown that you care about something that is very important to all of us: our home, Mother Earth.
I would especially like to extend by deepest gratitude to each and every one of the 28 Finalists. You impressed us with your commitment; you astonished us with your energy. Regardless of the results, you are all winners because by making it to the Final you held up a mirror to the world that reflected the planet’s incredible natural beauty.
We started this campaign four years ago with the vision of generating interest in nature, sustainability, democracy and networking. In each case, the results exceeded our expectations. The involvement of millions of people in the New7Wonders of Nature gives us reason to hope in these troubled times. By providing a voting platform for global participation in popular decision making, we are playing our part in making this a better world.
Once more, thanks, and good luck to the 28 Finalists!
With warm and wonderful regards