Due to these unprecedented changes, unsustainable development and irresponsible decision-making, Mongolia is now facing environmental challenges that threaten its natural resources and millennia old nomadic lifestyle.

These changes are all the more distressing to many Mongolians because respect for the environment is an important cultural part of Mongolian history dating back to Chinggis Khaan (Genghis Khaan).

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By now Mongolia's main religion is Buddhism, with 90% of the whole populations are Buddhists.

The rest are Muslims, Shamanist and few Christians.

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Mongolians' first religion was shamanism; it arose during the Clan structure. According to archeological findings, about 100000-40000 years before the people lived on the land of today's Mongolia had this religion.

On the ancient earth, every clan had a belief about their origin that they were descended from an animal or a plant, and they called it tutelary genius. People say that Buddhism first came to Mongolia 3rd century BC, but the historical resources date Modun Shanyu's reign 209-171 BC.

After that till now over 2000 years, Buddhism has been being developed in Mongolia.

By 1937, there were over 700 active monasteries in the country but after the communist destroy only 5 of them were left.

At 1,564,116 square kilometers (603,909 sq mi), Mongolia is the 18th largest country in the world by land mass and has a population of around three million people.

It is also the world's second-largest landlocked country behind Kazakhstan and the largest landlocked country that does not border a closed sea.

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