EUROPA 2011- Forests – Stamps of Iceland
The Theme for Europa stamps in 2011 was Forests. It was the common design which also celebrated the International Year of Forests.
Two Stamps were issued by ICELAND on 17 Mar 2011.
50 gr within europe 165 Kr- It shows tree rings in a log of wood (Siberian Larch from Hallormsstaour Forest) and symbolizes the forest as a resource ,producer of wood.
50gr Beyond Europe 220 Kr – Close up of a leaf symbolizing ecosystem services of Forests. The leaves draw CO2 from atmosphere reducing Green House effects.