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Sunflowers – Canada

Sunflowers (Helianthus annuus) were a common crop among Aboriginals throughout North America, so much so that some archaeologists have suggested sunflowers may have been domesticated before corn. The seeds were ground into flour for cakes, mush or bread and the …

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Preservation of the poles and glaciers – Belarus

To draw attention to climate change the International Bureau of the Universal Postal Union offered to issue postage stamps on the theme “Preservation of the poles and glaciers”. Ministry of Communications and Information of the Republic of Belarus supported the …

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Home-Grown Vegetable Thailand

Thailand post issued a set of four stamps featuring various home grown vegetables. Different parts of vegetables are useful to humans because they are the source of nutrients that contribute to the growth of the body and the strength of …

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