2011 marks the 50th anniversary of world wide fund for nature, an organization for nature protection with global network and influence. The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is an international non-governmental organization working on issues regarding the conservation, research and restoration of the environment, formerly named the World Wildlife Fund, which remains its official name in Canada and the United States.
It is the world’s largest independent conservation organization with over 5 million supporters worldwide, working in more than 100 countries, supporting around 1,300 conservation and environmental projects. WWF is a foundation, in 2010 deriving 57% of funding from individuals and bequests, 17% from government sources (such as the World Bank, DFID, USAID) and 11% from corporations.
The stamps depicts
– Light-vented bulbul
– spotted dove
– yellow bittern
– Greater coucal
Title: 50th Anniversary of WWF
Date of Issue: 11 September 2011
Denominations: 1.50, 2.50, 3.50 and 4.50 patacas