Postage stamps to celebrate NatWest Island Games 2015

Postage stamps to celebrate NatWest Island Games 2015

Jersey post issued 14 postage stamps to mark 16th NatWest Island Games 2015 which will take place from 27 June to 3 July 2015 in Jersey.

The postage stamps features 14 sports events viz, Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Cycling, Football, Golf, Sailing/Windsurfing, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Triathlon and Volleyball.

Vegetable stamps from Israel

Vegetable stamps from Israel

Israel post issued postage stamps featuring various vibrant coloured vegetables to create awareness about the nutritional benefits of vegetables.

These pretty looking vegetables aren’t just eye candy, but each colour represents the phytonutrients, these plants make to protect themselves from sunlight, disease, soil problems, and extreme temperatures.

50th Anniversary of Japan-South Korea diplomatic normalization

50th Anniversary of Japan-South Korea diplomatic normalization

Japan post issued a set of special stamps to commemorate 50th Anniversary of Japan-South Korea diplomatic normalization.

The stamps features 1) Women of kimono and women of hanbok (Kanfuku) and 2) Sharon and cherry.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Canada

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Canada

UNESCO World Heritage sites in Canada stamps will be issued by Canada post featuring Dinosaur Provincial Park, Wood Buffalo National Park, Red Bay Basque Whaling Station, Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park and Kluane/Wrangell-St. Elias/Glacier Bay/Tatshenshini-Alsek.

Home to most of the tallest peaks in North America and the largest ice field outside of the polar caps, Kluane National Park and Reserve in the Yukon and British Columbia’s Tatshenshini-Alsek Park are the Canadian components of a vast, unbroken ecological unit that covers 97,000 square kilometres.

Flowers and fruits stamps from Poland

Flowers and fruits stamps from Poland

Poland post issued a stamp featuring Sunflower under the Flowers and fruits series.

The sunflower is a plant in the family Asteraceae, with a large flower head (capitulum). The stem of the flower can grow up to 3 metres tall, with a flower head that can be 30 cm wide.

Jan Potocki postage stamp - Poland

Jan Potocki postage stamp – Poland

Polish post issued postage stamp of Jan Potocki (1761 – 1815), a legendary figure of Poland. Jan Potocki is very well known because of his strange, supernatural novel The Manuscript Found in Saragossa.

Jan Potocki had the good fortune as he was born into one of the wealthiest aristocratic families in Poland.

International Year of Soils postage stamp

International Year of Soils postage stamp by Spain

Spanish post issued a postage stamps to mark year 2015 as International Year of Soils. The 68th UN General Assembly declared 2015 the International Year of Soils.

The stamps shows the contrast of fertile soil with the food produced from it and a forest full of plants, alongside cracked, barren soil resulting from the deterioration of the ecosystem.

Flora of Niue

Flora of Niue

Niue issued postage stamps featuring flora tend to be utilised in Niuean culture, both for creating practical tools for everyday life and for decorative purposes. Each stamp includes a stylised illustration of the flora, the Niuean name and the scientific name.

Owing to a warm climate and high levels of rainfall, flowers and trees suited to a tropical climate grow well in Niue.