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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. Announcing the results at the headquarters of the New7Wonders Foundation in Zurich, Switzerland, Bernard Weber, Founder-President…

Lionel Messi supports Iguazu Falls

Argentine football megastar Lionel Messi is asking his fans all over the world to vote for Iguazu Falls in the New7Wonders of Nature. In this video, which was shot on a mobile phone, he says: "We need your vote to make Iguazu Falls win the World Cup of Nature Wonders.…

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Bernard Weber has had a varied career as a filmmaker, museum curator, aviator, and…

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When Philon of Byzantium declared the Ancient 7 Wonders, the then-known world was very…

Gliding over Iguazu Falls in the New7Wonders airship

There is a universal aspiration to fly. This desire to elevate oneself above the ground — to sail across the ocean of the air — can be seen in nearly every civilization from classical times to the early twentieth century. Here we see the elegant New7Wonders airship gliding over Iguazu…

New7Wonders airship takes off

The first attempted flight by the New7Wonders airship over Iguazu Falls this morning was aborted due to exceptional thermal currents. A second attempt is scheduled at approximately 20:00 GMT. Iguazu Falls are one of the 28 Official Finalists in the New7Wonders of Nature and are shared by Argentina and Brazil.
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Live! New7Wonders airship over Iguazu Falls

Watch the live coverage at Voto Cataratas Maravilla Natural del Mundo. In the New7Wonders of Nature, Iguazu Falls are shared by Argentina and Brazil. In the Guarani language, the word"Iguazú" means "great waters". In 1541, Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca became the first European to see the falls.

Over and under Iguazu Falls with the BBC

When BBC reporter Amandeep Bhangu went on a trip to New7Wonders of Nature Finalist Iguazu Falls on the border between Brazil and Argentina, she got some very personal perspectives on the roaring water. "I can't believe I'm literally standing on the tip of a waterfall and the sound is…

Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 becomes Official Finalist Supporter platinum sponsor of Iguazu Falls, Argentina

Zurich/Switzerland, 15 June 2011: Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 , one of the world's leading airport operator companies, is now an Official Finalist Supporter platinum sponsor of Iguazu Falls, Argentina, in the New7Wonders of Nature campaign. Announcing the sponsorship, New7Wonders Director Jean-Paul de la Fuente said: "We welcome AA2000 on board as a…

The Mission at Iguazu Falls

One of the most memorable scenes in the film takes place when members of the Guaraní community living above Iguazu Falls tie a priest to a cross and send him over the falls to his death. The Mission is 25 years old this year. The story of a Jesuit…

“Iguazú would get my vote”

That's what Adrian Mourby of The Independent on Sunday writes in an article titled "In the realm of the snake god...and the coati". When it comes to waterfalls, Niagara's nowhere says Mourby, who points out that: "Today, you can also vote for Iguazú Falls as one of the New Seven…

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