25 July 2011

Serbia 2011 International Year of Biology

The Serbian post released the International Year of Biodiversity single stamp issue on 15 April 2011. The stamp design is dominated by the letters "IYB", with biodiversity themes decorating the insides of these 3 letters. The letter "B" contains the silhouette of a scuba diver finning above a stream of underwater flora and fauna. The stamp is issued in sheets of 8 with a central label, containing a slightly different design. For the label, the scuba diver has disappeared from the B, leaving only the bubbles of expired air!

19 July 2011

Palau 2010 Endangered Species - Napoleon Wrasse

Palau released on 21 December 2010 4 souvenir sheets featuring 4 endangered species: Napoleon wrasse, sharks, turtles and dugongs. One of the 3 98c-stamps on the Napoleon wrasse souvenir sheet features a scuba diver.