Roamm cares about the world around us ESPECIALLY mountains. Mountains provide the world with freshwater, food and clean energy. In 2003, the United Nations General Assembly designated December 11 as "International Mountain Day". Every year this day is celebrated to "create awareness about the importance of mountains to life, to highlight the opportunities and constraints in mountain development and to build alliances that will bring positive change to mountain peoples and environments around the world."
Did you know??
- Mountain tourism attracts about 15-20 percent of world tourism.
- Mountains cover around 22 percent of Earth's land surface.
- Mountains house 56 percent of all Biosphere Reserves.
- Mountains are home to 13 percent of the world population.
Learn more about the movement here: http://www.fao.org/international-mountain-day/en/