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International Day of the Tropics
An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 29 of June, repeating indefinitely
The region of the Tropics is responsible for 80 percent of the world’s biodiversity as well as much of its language and cultural diversity. This international day is recognized to raise awareness of the challenges faced by the region from the threat of climate change and human actions. Today is a day to explore more about the incredible diversity this region possesses and learn how we can protect it!