Dead Sea not chosen as one of New 7 Wonders of Nature

12.11.2011                      15.Cheschwan. 5772                      Wajera

Umwelt:

Dead Sea not chosen as one of New 7 Wonders of Nature

Gov’t officials: We must still fight for the sea’s rehabilitation and protection; Amazon, Table Mountain, Iguazu Falls among 7 winners.

The Dead Sea was not among the winners in the New 7 Wonders of Nature contest despite a high profile campaign on the part of the government, according to a list of provisional results released at about 9:30 p.m. Israel time on Friday.
Among the winners, in alphabetical order, were the Amazon of South America, Halong Bay of Vietnam, Iguazu Falls of Argentina and Brazil, Jeju Island of South Korea, Komodo of Indonesia, Puerto Princesa Underground River of the Philippines and Table Mountain of South Africa….