22 January 2011

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Puerto Princesa Underground River: A Leading contender to the New 7 Wonders of Nature




EZ Map Palawan: Includes Detailed Maps of Puerto Princesa City, Coron Town and Busuanga Island (Philippines)Puerto Prinsesa Underground River (PPUR) is now the leading contender to the global New 7 Wonders of Nature. The pride of Puerto Princesa  is vying against 27 other natural wonders worldwide mostly from Europe and Latin America. The local government of Puerto Princesa was asking Filipinos all over the world to be united and support the bid of Puerto Princesa Underground River to be named the New 7 Nature Wonder of Nature. It is therefore a patriotic duty of every Filipino citizen to support the bid to see the underground river take the top position in the race.


The Puerto Pricesa Underground River is one of the most excellent biodiversity conservation areas in the country. This is the premier eco-tourism destination and a natural world heritage site recorded in UNESCO World Heritage Site for its outstanding value and ecological significance. The magnificent river has been a haven for scientific exploration and conservation because of its biodiversity. The area boasts its lush old growth tropical forest, unique wildlife, pristine white sand beaches and unspoiled natural beauty. The pride of the underground river was spectacular limestone formation and is regarded as the longest navigable underground river in the world which has 8.2 kilometers long. The park is a protected area covering 22,202 hectares and is designated as the core area for Palawan Biosphere Reserve under the Man and Biosphere Program.
Palawan: The Last Frontier
Recently, the pride of Palawan has been immortalized in the Philippine peso bill P500 bank note.

To support the Philippines bid for Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR). The local government is urging every Filipino to join through txt votes. Votes for PPUR will be accepted until the contest ends and official awarding will be on November 11, 2011.

Globes, Smart and Sun Cellular phone companies are taking votes for PPUR through txt messaging. Mobile subscribers can text PPUR, PPUR7 and or PPUR15 to 2861



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