Stamps on National Parks – Ireland 2011.

Stamps on National Parks – Ireland 2011.

Ireland issued a set of six stamps on National Parks on 06 Jun 2011 (World Environment Day). These were issued in Se-Tenant strips of three.

55c – Ballycroy National Park.- It was established as a National Park on 01 Nov 1998 and now covers 117.79 hectares. Blanket bogs, largest peatland, whooper swan,white-fronted goose are the attractions.

55c – The Burren National Park- It is the smallest national Park of Ireland with orchids, butterflies, moths, otters, Pine marten, Dolphins being the attractions,

55c – Connemara National Park.- It was opened to public in 1990 and covers 2000 hectares of land. Its attractions are bog cotton, orchids, Robins, Wrens etc.

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IRELAND 2011-NATIONAL PARKS.

82c -Glenveagh National Park.- It is the second-largest National Park in Ireland and was established in 1986. Red Deer and Pine trees are the attractions.

82c – Killarney National Park -It was First national Park of Ireland established in 1932 on land donated by Muckross estate. It now encompasses 25,425 acres of Land. It has beautiful oak and yew woodlands, Lake Killarney, wet woodlands, Red Deer, sika deer, wood warbler, garden warbler , osprey etc.

55c – Wicklow Mountains National Park- It is 54,000 acres protected area established in 1992 south of Dublin. It is located in Wicklow mountains and is known for Deciduous and Coniferous Woods, Bluebells, Polypody ferns, bats, rare otters and whooper swans.

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IRELAND 2001 -NATIONAL PARKS.

 

Euroasia Social Business Forum – Miniature Sheet Turkey 2013.

Euroasia Social Business Forum – Miniature Sheet Turkey 2013.

Euroasia Social Business Forum was organised in May 2013 in Istanbul Turkey. The forum lists its mission – is to create awareness to resolve socio-economic challenges by creating social changes on the basis of social business models. The Forum facilitates exchange of knowledge and best practices among social entrepreneurs, academics, students, investors, civil society and business leaders.

Ashoka is the first and largest social entrepreneur network which triggered social entrepreneurship in Turkey. Some Social Entrepreneurship from Ashoka Turkey fellows in Turkey are

Support for Women Work –  For Women

KA-MER -Adult Education & Equal rights for Families and Women.

Water Lily Women’s Cooperatives -Cooperatives for Childcare & Women

Networking for Nature Conservation in Turkey – Naturenet

Autistics Association – Children and Challenged.

A Project funded by UNDP with the title “Growing Inclusive Markets: Social Entrepreneurship cases in Turkey” lists several social entrepreneurship cases from Turkey like Genctur, AYDER, BUGDAY, KEDV.

Turkey issued a miniature sheet with two stamps on EUROASIA Business Forum on 23 May 2013. The First 1.10 Lira stamp shows a bridge and second 1.10Lira stamp shows a water drop.

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TURKEY MS 2013- EUROASIA SOCIAL BUSINESS FORUM 2013.

 

Miniature Sheet Royal Botanic Gardens Kew – Great Britain 2009.

Miniature Sheet Royal Botanic Gardens Kew – Great Britain 2009.

The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew are located in Richmond upon the Thames in South West London. In 2018 it had 1,858,513 Public visitors. It became UNESCO World Heritage Site on 03 Jul 2003.

The Royal Mail issued a miniature sheet with four stamps on 19 May 2009 to mark the 250th Anniversary of Royal Botanic Gardens.

1st Class -Palm House           1st Class  ( 39p) – Millenium Seed House

90p – Pagoda              90p –   Sackler Crossing.

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GREAT BRITAIN MS 2009 – ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS KEW.

Stamps on Canadian Rivers – Canada 1991.

Stamps on Canadian Rivers – Canada 1991.

Canada issued a set of Five 40c Se-tenant stamps featuring Canadian Rivers 0n 20 Aug 1991.

40c- South Nahanni River     40c – Athabasca River      40c – Voyageur Waterway

40c – Jacques -Cartier River    40c – Main River Moose.

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CANADA 1991 -RIVERS.

Miniature Sheet on International Year of Forests – Indonesia 2011.

Miniature Sheet on International Year of Forests – Indonesia  2011.

A Miniature sheet containing two stamps of 2500 rupiah each was issued by Indonesia on 05 Jun 2011 to mark World Environment Day and International Year of Forests.

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INDONESIA MS 2011 -INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF FORESTS AND WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY.

 

Stamps on Safe Drinking Water Campaign – India 1990.

Stamps on Safe Drinking Water Campaign – India 1990.

India Post issued a  rupee four denomination stamp on Safe Drinking Water Campaign on 10 Sep 1990. A First Day Cover is listed.

INDIA SCVR WATER
INDIA FDC 1990 -SAFE DRINKING WATER CAMPAIGN.

Airmail Postcards on Whales – Pygmy Right Whale – South Africa 1998.

Airmail Postcards on Whales – South Africa 1998

A set of Airmail Postcards have been issued by South Africa on Mammals and Whales on 23 Oct 1998. These are No Value Indicator Postcards ( issue value 1.30 Rand). These are WWF theme postcards on Worldwide Environment Protection.

Airmail Postcard -Pygmy Right Whale.

The  Pygmy Right Whale is the smallest of the Baleen Whales. Mostly found in Southern Hemisphere (South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Tasmania, Chile ).Longest male registered at 6.1 metres and female at 6.45 metres.

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SOUTH AFRICA AIRMAIL POSTCARDS 1998 -PYGMY RIGHT WHALE.
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SOUTH AFRICA AIRMAIL POSTCARDS 1998 -PYGMY RIGHT WHALE.