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International Mountain Day: December 11

Every year International Mountain Day is celebrated on December 11 by United Nations and several other international organisations. It is important to conserve mountains as they are home to 15% of world population. They also host more than half of world biodiversity hotspots. Also, conserving mountains is a key part of Goal 15 of the ..

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International Mountain Day 2019

The International Mountain Day was adopted in 1992 as a part of the action plan Agenda 21 of the conference on Environment and Development. In 2002, the United Nations declared the year as United Nations International Year of Mountains, following which to further increase the attention to the importance of mountains among the people across ..

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December 11: International Mountain Day

International Mountain Day predominantly refers to the day, the United Nations marks on December 11 every year since 2003. The same day is celebrated in US and Japan as well as National Mountain Day. The US began to mark mountain day even before the UN since 1877. However, in Japan it is being celebrated since ..

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