16 Sept: International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

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Every year on September 16 is celebrated the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer , in remembrance of September 16, 1987 , when representatives of 24 countries signed the Montreal Protocol (resolution 49/114), pledging to reduce those chemicals that destroy ozone layer.

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Let me introduce you our planet!

Nile River
Nile River Delta at Night

1. The Nile River is the longest river on Earth.  It measures 4,160 miles in length.

2. Mount Everest is the highest mountain on Earth.  It’s peak measures 29,029 feet above sea level.

3. The lowest point on Earth is the Dead Sea measuring 1,302 feet below seal level.

4. The Amazon Rainforest is the largest tropical rainforest on Earth.

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