Bora Bora
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Bora Bora
The Richat Structure
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The Richat Structure
The Ofu and Olosega Islands
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The Ofu and Olosega Islands
Rock structure at Tadrart Acacus
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Rock structure at Tadrart Acacus
FOXNews reports on the multiphase global online competition for the New 7 Wonders of Nature, an event hosted by the organizers of the previous 2007 The New Seven Wonders of the World. 261 nominees for the top slot from 222 countries include notable natural wonders like islands, mountains, landscapes, bodies of water, parks and reserves, and more from virtually all continents.  From the article:

Over a billion people are expected to join in Internet voting that will nominate 77 semifinalists for the top natural wonders, which will share in the glory already enjoyed by the seven man-made wonders chosen 18 months ago.

"We are calling on people all over the world to actively show their appreciation for our ... natural world by joining together to celebrate the most extraordinary sites on our planet," said Tia Viering, spokeswoman of the New 7 Wonders campaign.

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The New 7 Wonders campaign led by Swiss adventurer Bernard Weber aims to promote cultural diversity by supporting, preserving and restoring monuments and natural sites. It relies on private donations and revenue from selling broadcasting rights.