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Commemoration of International Mountain Day

Mountain is a very important resource because it is very fascinating land mass, high biodiversity, as well as it gives cultural values and ecosystem services.

25% of the terrestrial biodiversity in the world and 50% biodiversity hotspots are represented by the mountain.  15% of the world population live in the mountain areas. Endemic species are very high as well as species diversity & habitat diversity are very high in mountains. Various communities, cultures and environmental knowledge can be found.

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