Friday, April 15, 2011

Gibraltar Europa 2011 Year of Forest Postage Stamps Released

The year 2011 was declared the International Year of Forests by the United Nations to “raise awareness and strengthen the sustainable forest management, conservation and sustainable development of all types of forests for the benefit of current and future generations.”

The stamps depict forests found in the Amazon, Brazil; Yosemite National Park in California, North America; Alpine forests and forests found in Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia.

The Amazon Rainforest, Brazil, South America is a . . .

Full story at: Gibraltar Philatelic Bureau

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