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Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Vote Sinharaja Forest for "New 7 Wonders of Nature"

Please vote for sinharaja Forest to be included in the "New 7 Wonders of Nature".

Please Follow the below steps to vote

Click the below link
Select the region as Asia
Select “Singharaja Forest” t from the nominee list
Click Vote Now...
Fill in the essential information; you have seven votes so select Asia from the drop-down box
Then Singharaja forest from the consequent drop-down box for all seven
Finally submit...
Note:They will send you a confirmation E-mail. Your vote will not be counted until you have clicked on the link in this E-mail.

You can see more details in that web page
About Sinharaja

Sinharaja (vergin rain forest of Sri Lanka)

Sinharaja forest reserve is one of the least disturbed and biologically unique lowland rain forest in Sri lanka. This forest covers an extent of about 11187 hectares from east to west .The length of the forest is about 21km and width from North to South is about 3.7km.It was declared a Man and Biosphere Reserve (MAB) in 1978,as representative of tropical humid evergreen forest Eco system in Sri Lanka and has been recognized by UNESCO as part of it?s International Network of Biosphere reserves. It was declared a National wilderness area in 1988 and lately a world heritage site in 1989.It is situated in the southwest lowland wet zone of the country in the districts of Ratnapura, Galle and Matara. The average annual temperature of Sinharaja is 23.6 C. Annual rainfall is more than 2500mm.The rain fall is well distributed during two monsoons, May to July and October to December.

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