Salbuurun – Traditional Kyrgyz Hunting

Kyrgyzstan KEP – On July 14th 2017 the State Committee for Information Technology and Communications of the Kyrgyz Republic puts into circulation a series of Kyrgyz Express Post postage stamps dedicated to salbuurun. This issue represents the end of theRead More

Joint issue Kyrgyzstan-Belarus – Horses

Kyrgyzstan KEP – On June 30th the State Committee for Information Technology and Communications of the Kyrgyz Republic puts into circulation new issue of Kyrgyz Express Post stamps. For the first time in the history of KEP, stamps are producedRead More

Animals of Latvia – European Badger

Latvia – Badgers are short-legged omnivores in the family Mustelidae, which also includes the otters, polecats, weasels, and wolverines. They belong to the caniform suborder of carnivoran mammals. The 11 species of badgers are grouped in three subfamilies: Melinae (EurasianRead More

Durrell & Darwin – 25 Years of the Darwin Initiative

Jersey – Durrell, Jersey’s famous Wildlife Conservation Trust and Zoo, was established by naturalist and author, Gerald Durrell OBE in 1959. During the course of its conservation programme, Durrell has partnered with the Darwin Initiative – a United Kingdom GovernmentRead More

World Environment Day 2017

United Nations – On 5 June 2017, UNPA will issue six stamps to commemorate World Environment Day. The stamps showcase the environmental beauty of Canada’s landscape. World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated on June 5 each year and is theRead More

Endangered Species 2017 – (3 Offices)

United Nations – The $1.15 stamps depict the following endangered species: Paroedura masobe (Masobe gecko) Alopias spp. (Thresher shark) Holacanthus clarionensis (Clarion angelfish) Sclerocactus blainei (Blaine’s fishhook cactus) The CHF 1,50 stamps depict the following endangered species: Rhampholeon spp. (PygmyRead More

Recently Extinct Species

Romania – Climate change, excessive hunting, intense volcanic activity, are some of the causes that led to the destruction of large parts of the flora and fauna on Earth. A great variety of plant and animal species are classified as endangeredRead More

Melbourne 2017 FIAP International Stamp Exhibition

United Nations – On 30 March 2017, UNPA will issue a new special event three-stamp mini-sheet to commemorate the FIAP 34th Asian International Stamp Exhibition in Melbourne, Australia. The stamps in the denominations of $1.15, CHF 2,00 and € 1,70 showcaseRead More

Baby Animals

Switzerland –  It is indisputable: Young mammals trigger an “aww” response. This is also true of the young of highly endangered or even eradicated species. Extinct: The Otter – Otters used to be found living on the banks of practically every stretch ofRead More

WWF: Endangered Species Meadow Pipit

Guernsey – To celebrate the Meadow Pipit (Anthus pratensis), now classified as an endangered species in the Bailiwick, we have, in collaboration with WWF International, produced a stamp issue with stunning images created by artist Andrew Robinson. For more than 50 years, WWFRead More