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[:en]  Countless video and photo tributes were shared across the world of New7Wonders to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the New 7 Wonders of Nature campaign. This goes to show the power that this campaign had — and continues to have — in bringing people together to value and celebrate the…

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Philippines President Proclaims Puerto Princesa Underground River Day

Zurich, Switzerland: The President of the Philippines, Benigno S. Aquino, III, has proclaimed that 11 November every year will be known as "Puerto Princesa Underground River Day." The signing of the proclamation took place in the Malacañang Palace in Manila, the official residence of the President of the Philippines. Noting…

Amazon Inauguration celebrations continue: After Iquitos, Lima

Ceremonies marking the Official Inauguration of the Amazon as one of the New7Wonders of Nature moved from the Peruvian rainforest on Monday to the nation's capital, Lima, yesterday, when a second plaque listing the election of the river to the "canon of 7" was unveiled. The venue for the event…

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This year, and every year from now on, the world celebrates 7 Wonders Day. The event honours the 21 iconic wonders chosen by hundreds of millions of votes following three historic global campaigns.

Official Inauguration of the Amazon as one of the New7Wonders of Nature

As indigenous ethnic groups sailed by in barges decorated with motifs representing their traditions, the Amazon was officially inaugurated as one of the New7Wonders of Nature in the Peruvian rainforest city of Iquitos yesterday. The specially-commissioned bronze plaque commemorating listing the Amazon in the "canon of seven" was jointly unveiled…

Regional media revel in New7Wonders of Nature status for the Amazon

The Official Inauguration of the Amazon as one of the New7Wonders of Nature in Iquitos in the Peruvian rainforest is the subject of widespread coverage in the region's media. "Amazonía recibe distinción como maravilla natural con un festejo en Perú " headlined Chile's La Terca. "Ollanta Humala presidió ceremonia de…

Amazon inauguration celebrations begin in Peruvian rainforest

The city of Iquitos was the scene of colourful celebrations yesterday as the Peruvian rainforest region kicked off a weekend of festivities to mark the Official Inauguration later today of the Amazon as one of the New7Wonders of Nature. Among those attending today's event will be Ollanta Humala, President of…

Strategic Agreement signed between Loreto Region Peru and New7Wonders

In a first-of-its-kind initiative, a Strategic Agreement has been signed between the Government of Loreto Region in Peru and New7Wonders. The agreement was formalized during the recent inaugural New7Wonders of Nature Congress in Iguazu, Argentina, and is being announced today in Zurich and Iquitos . The Strategic Agreement outlines…

Clean water is coming to the Amazon Basin

One of the most fundamental human needs is clean water. Yet, most of the people who live in the Peruvian rainforest don't have access to potable water. This means that diseases such as cholera, leptospirosis and hookworm are still a dangerous fact of life in the Amazon Basin. For the…

Amazon Interregional Council welcomes New7Wonders

Representatives of New7Wonders attended a recent summit of the Amazon Interregional Council in Iquitos, Peru, chaired by Iván Vásquez Valera, president of the largest Peruvian Amazonian region, Loreto. CIAM is comprised of the regional governments of Amazonas, Loreto, Madre de Dios, San Martin and Ucayali. It seeks to streamline…

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