Tuesday, August 18, 2009

7 Wonders of the World Going Natural

Do these places make your list?

The New 7 Foundation released 28 finalists for the 7 Wonders of Nature contest, voted on by the public. Below are brief descriptions and images of some of the best-known finalists.

The Amazon Rainforest-

Located in South America, the Amazon Rainforest is the largest forest in the world, covering 1.7 billion acres. It is hometo over 500 mammal species, thousands of fish including many that are unique to the region, 300 types of reptiles, 30 million insect types, and one third of the world’s birds, not to mention the many other species that have not yet been discovered. This magnificent forest faces constant danger from the reality of deforestation brought on mostly by the need for more agricultural fields and cow pastures to feed Brazil’s growing population....

For the full article, go to http://www.sierraclubgreenhome.com/featured/7-wonders-of-the-world-going-natural/

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