• June 14th, 2011

    Preserve Polar Regions and Glaciers - special stamps from Korea

    A special stamp set is being issued by Korea Post to remind humanity of the severity of the situation in the Polar Regions and of the importance of preserving the Polar Regions and glaciers. Featured in the stamps are works that were awarded the grand prize and award of excellence in the 16th International Postage Stamp Design Contest - "The polar bear in crisis" by Juyeop HAN(Korea) and "The peng ...
  • November 6th, 2010

    Uzbek postage stamp promotes preservation of glaciers

    Uzbekistan has released a postage stamp to help draw attention to the preservation of glaciers. The stamp, issued under the theme "Europe: Preserving Polar Regions and glaciers" was released by Uzbek authorities in response to calls by Finland and Chile to fellow members of the Universal Postal Union. The aim is to help promote an international movement on environmental protection of the world's P ...
  • July 22nd, 2010

    Dominican Republic: New stamp on 'Preserve Polar Regions and Glaciers' theme

    On the occasion of visiting Dominican Republic by Mr. Edouard Dayan, General Director of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) and Mrs. Serrana Bassini, Secretary General of the Postal Union of the Americas, Spain and Portugal (PUAEP), the Dominican Post jointly with the Official Philatelic Committee have issued a postage stamp calling attention to the preservation of glaciers and poles, answering on t ...
  • April 23rd, 2010

    Green stamp in support of Finnish solar power

    It is easy to choose a more environmentally sound for sending mail. As part of the Itella Green program, the 'Posti Vihrea ...
  • August 22nd, 2009

    Green Energy Stamp Series

    This special issue of four stamps illustrates the diversity of green energy production in Korea today. Green energy refers to the energy that is environment friendly and emits no or a minimum amount of polluting substances. It includes new and renewable energies such as hydrogen as well as energies that use the power of nature such as sun light, wind and water. Also included are clean fuels and hi ...
  • June 23rd, 2009

    Israel issues stamp on climate change

    Israel Post is issuing a new stamp to help spread awareness of global warming. The stamp was designed by Igal Gabai. The Earth is depicted as melting in a frying pan against a red background, in contrast to the tab featuring the international graphic symbols for alternative energy, ecology and the environment portrayed against a clean environment background. ...
  • April 14th, 2009

    Climate Change 2009: Preserve the Polar Regions and Glaciers

    This international stamp campaign is dedicated to raising awareness of the fragile state of the Polar Regions and Glaciers in this era of global warming. Below is a checklist of Preserve the Polar Regions and Glaciers stamps and souvenir sheets. Aland Date of issue: 22 January 2009 Algeria Andorra Date of issue: 27 March 2009 Argentina Date of issue: 7 March 2009 Australian Antarctic Territory ...
  • March 30th, 2009

    'Preserve the Polar Regions and Glaciers'

    Slovenia has issued two stamps under the theme "Preserve the Polar Regions and Glaciers" to help spread awareness of global warming. ...
  • March 22nd, 2009

    Polar Bears and Penguins

    Latvia is issuing a souvenir sheet highlighting the threats to the Polar Regions and the animals which inhabit them. It is a two stamp sheet representing animals from the North Pole (a Polar Bear) and the South Pole (a penguin). Both animals are in a polar setting which is separated by water, representing the two poles. ...
  • March 14th, 2009

    Australia issues stamps on climate change

    This issue of two AAT (Australian Antarctic Territory) stamps is part of a world wide initiative involving more than 30 national postal administrations highlighting the importance of the Earth's poles and glaciers and how global warming may affect them. The 55 cent stamp features a snow petrel ...