Wild Flowers of Bhutan – Primula Sikkimensis -2014.

Wild Flowers of Bhutan – Primula Sikkimensis -2014.

Bhutan Post issued a stamp on Primula Sikkimensis Flower also called Himalayan Cowslip or Sikkim Cowslip in series Wild Flowers of Bhutan. It was 10 Nu Denomination stamp issued on 15 Jun 2014.A sheet containing 10 stamps is listed.

BHUTAN FLOWERS SHEET
BHUTAN WILD FLOWERS 2014 – PRIMULA SIKKIMENSIS OR HIMALAYAN COWSLIP.
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APS Cover Jan 2019 – 136 Infantry Battalion (TA) Ecological, Mahar – First Raising

APS Cover Jan 2019 – 136 Infantry Battalion (TA) Ecological, Mahar – First Raising

136 Infantry Battalion (Territorial Army) Ecological, Mahar was raised on 09 Dec 2017 in Maharashtra . It is a specialised Army Departmental Ecological Bn raised primarily to improve the green cover in arid Marathwada region, on request and funding by Govt of Maharashtra.

In one year of raising it has planted 66,000 saplings, covered an area of 184 Ha for plantation, Water Harvesting by drip irrigation, Unit Nursery to reduce costs of saplings and Maint of saplings.

APS issued a cover on 16 Feb  2019 to mark its First Raising Anniversary.

Cover no 09/2019

APS COVER TA ECO 2019
APS COVER FEB 2019- 136 INF BN (TA) ECO MAHAR

Europa 2016 Spain Think Green Unusual FDC on Vellum – Real Leaf Effect

Europa 2016 Spain Think Green Unusual FDC on Vellum – Real Leaf Effect

The theme for Europa Stamps 2016 was “Ecology in Europe – Think Green”.

The image selected for the EUROPA stamps 2016  was the design from Cyprus Post artist, Ms. Doxia Sergidou, chosen amongst 24 outstanding entries.

The stamp motif shows a hand on the top side actively replacing the grey colour (the environmental pollution) with the green colour which symbolizes environmental living and hope. The image explains that “it is in our hand to create a greener planet“.

Spain issued a stamp on Think Green theme on 22 Apr 2016. The design of stamps shows in gray a city covered by Pollution ,with dark clouds and cables on roof and on the other hand a city where green is predominant color  with renewable energy symbolised in mills,trees ,plants & Birds . A Cyclist encouraged pollution free transport.

The First Day Cover for this issue is unusual as it is printed on Vellum paper giving it a green real leaf effect.

FDC SPAIN EUROPA THINK GREEN
UNUSUAL FDC SPAIN on VELLUM -REAL LEAF EFFECT – EUROPA THINK GREEN 2016

Stamps on Conservation of Nature and Resources – Australia 1985

Stamps on Conservation of Nature and Resources – Australia 1985

Australia issued a set of Four beautiful stamps on Conservation of Nature and Natural resources on 15 May 1985. The theme on each stamp was

33c – Conserve Our Soil      50c – Precious Pure Air  80c – Water is Precious  90c -Conserve Energy.

A First Day Cover with these four stamps is listed .

FDC AUSTRALIA CONSERVATION
STAMPS ON CONSERVATION – SOIL,AIR,WATER & ENERGY – AUSTRALIA 1985