NEW 7 Wonders of the World (N7W)
N7W is a program conducted by NewOpenWorld Corporation (NOWC) with New7Wonders trademark logo and all who are being subject unto the provisions of the Canton of Zurich / Switzerland law. NEW 7 Wonders updated the list of the 7 Wonders of the World with more recent concept by doing some kind of Polling / Voting (election). This kind of polling was popularized by a Canadian-Swiss, Bernard Weber, and organized and controlled by the New7Wonders Foundation which was founded in 2001 in Switzerland.
7 Wonders of the World refers to guidebook that are very popular in the Hellenistic era (Hellenistic period) which is around Alexander the Great era, around the 1st and 2nd BC. The book contains an explanation of a very charming and nice building. One of the guidebook is Antipater of Sidon and an observer book titled Philon of Byzantine that tells 7 Wonders of the World Around Mediterranean hemisphere. From the list of the book, only Gyza Pyramids (Great Pyramid of Giza) left.
The conquest of the Greece Kingdom to the various other hemisphere causing an easy access of journey to various regions such as the local colony of Egyptians, Persians, and Babylonians. This is led to the great knowledge of people to some great many buildings in the conquered areas which is then recorded in a summary book (Compendium). The book summary then is entitled "theamata" which means "things that must be seen" or "Things to be seen" or "must-sees." From the original Greek word "Efta thaumata kosmou tou" which means "Seven Wonders of the World" or "Seven Miracles of the world". This book is a summary guide (Guidebook) to have some kind of journey at that time. Every adventurer / explorer at that time has itheor own version of book, but one of the most popular enough is a summary of the book which is written in the form of poetry, is "Antipater of Sidon," which was made around year 140 BC (BCE).
I have gazed on the walls of impregnable Babylon along which chariots may race, and on the Zeus by the banks of the Alpheus, I have seen the hanging gardens, and the Colossus of the Helios, the great man-made mountains of the lofty pyramids, and the gigantic tomb of Mausolus; but when I saw the sacred house of Artemis that towers to the clouds, the others were placed in the shade, for the sun himself has never looked upon its equal outside Olympus.
- Antipater, Greek Anthology IX.58
There are so many versions of the book about the 7 Wonders of the World appears based on the explorers’ experiences and explorations. One other guidebook that is similar to the book of Antipater of Sidon, is Philon of Byzantium, which also mentions "The Seven Sights of the World". Even later, the Eighth Wonder of the World (8 Wonders of the World) also appears, though not so popular.
In the latest program of the New 7 Wonders of the World (N7W), voting / polling is made to choose the New7Wonders of Nature (7 Wonders of the World Category Nature. The campaign program itself will be begun at 2007 and will be ended on November 11, 2011 (11:11:11)
One of the finalists is from Indonesia, KOMODO ISLAND PARK which is inhabited by KOMODO as one of the ancient animals left and the largest lizard.
How to Select (vote) KOMODO as New 7 Wonder (7 New World Wonders of Nature category)
- Go to the url address of this new7wonder website (copy-paste this address):
- select the seven natural sites/location, and choose KOMODO
- Click "continue to step 2"
- Fill your data including your email
- Click accept "terms and conditions"
- Enter the verification code as an image that appears on the screen.
- Click "register"
- Open your email
- Open the confirmation email from New7Wonder
- Click on the link provided in the email.
KOMODO NEEDS YOU!
As of this posting was made (draft), on February 16th, 2011, Lates Ranking Finalist (Finalist 7 Wonders of the World / new seven wonders), it can be seen that KOMODO is not included in 7 of the voting.
7 Finalists of 7 Wonders of the World :
- Kilimanjaro: 99.96%
- Mud Volcanoes: 99.84%
- Milfourd Sound: 99.78%
- Maldives: 99.66%
- Galapagos: 99.59%
- Black Forest: 99.58%
- Vesuvius: 99.53%
Why we choose (vote) KOMODO ISLAND to become the New 7 Wonders of the World?KOMODO Features :
Because the Komodo Island has a distinctive place to live for animal like a Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis), which is:
- The world's BIGGEST LIZARD
- Suspected to have venom (the study itself is not yet ended)
- Its saliva contains 28 Gram-negative and 29 Gram-positive bacteria that cause deadly infection of the bitten victim. One of the dangerous bacterium is Pasteurella multocida which is very deadly, so that the Komodo commodity has anti-bacterial against the deadly bacteria.
- Animals which are protected by the Dutch Colonial Government since 1915
- Animals and their habitats (Komodo Island) are protected by the Government of Indonesia which is popular of the Komodo National Park.
- Included in the World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1986.
Komodo Island is the NEW 7 Wonders of The WorldKOMODO ISLAND IS ONLY IN INDONESIA
The New 7 Wonders of the World is The Komodo Island
IT IS NOT OTHER COUNTRIES’S BELONGING!
So you must vote for Komodo, our animal, our site.
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Komodo Island is the NEW 7 Wonders of The World
Komodo Island is the NEW 7 Wonders of The World