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…

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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…

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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.

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…

Peru is very proud of its natural Amazon Wonder

Writing in El Viajero, the travel supplement of the influential Spanish newspaper, El Pais, Miguel Ángel Noceda says that the people of Peru were delighted that the Amazon had been elected as one of the New7Wonders of Nature. In his article, "Mototaxis en la selva", Noceda takes the reader on…

Peru powers Amazon bid for Nature wonder

The campaign for the Amazon to be elected as one of the New7Wonders of Nature is being led by...Peru. It is fitting, perhaps, that the majestic river shared by Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname and Venezuela, is being urged to a new level of greatness by the…

From Peru to Poland, a week of voting presidents

It began last Saturday in Peru, where President Ollanta Humala voted for The Amazon, one of the 28 Official Finalists in the New7Wonders of Nature, which is shared by Peru along with Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname and Venezuela. Then, on Wednesday, the President of Indonesia, Susilo…

Peru gets Official Finalist Certificate on the Amazon

On Sunday, New7Wonders Director Jean-Paul de la Fuente handed over the Official Finalist Certificate to the President of the Loreto Region of Peru, Yván Vasquez, at a ceremony where two boats met in the middle of the Amazon river, nearby the Loreto capital Iquitos. Peru is unique amongst the…

Celebrating the source of the Amazon in Peru

In 1996, an expedition team led by the Polish adventurer Jacek Palkiewicz confirmed the source of the Amazon River at the foot of Mount Quehuisha in the Peruvian Andes. Today, Jacek Palkiewicz is an Ambassador of the Masurian Lake District, one of the 28 Official Finalists in the New7Wonders of…

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