Wednesday, 31 August 2011

Quality Of The Environment

The global warming phenomenon has attracted increasing attention among large numbers of the general public in recent years. The Earth’s average temperature has risen by 0.750C over the course of the past century.
The crux of the problem lies in the burning of fossil fuel materials, such as crude oil and coal, which emit greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, trapping heat close to the Earth.This increased temperature causes weather changes and extreme weather throughout the world.

On June 30, 2009, Israel Post has issued the stamp series depicts symbolic images regarding to remind the Global warming phenomenon that focused to thee points : Geothermal Energy, Global Warming, and Solar Energy. All issued stamps have uniform nominal values.

Monday, 29 August 2011

Endangered Species–Leopard WWF




Israel has the most diverse array of wildlife in the world, some 400 species of vertebrates live and procreate here, among them approximately 100 mammal species, 200 species of birds and 95 species of reptiles, in addition to 15,000-30,000 insect species and more. The statistics, were published in 1999, presented the condition of Israel’s wildlife called “Born to Nature”. During the 20th century, 22 species of vertebrates as well as four other sub-species became extinct from Israel.

The international World Wildlife Fund (WWF) organization was a partner of Israel Post to this philatelic project, issued 4 single stamps featured the Leopard, Panthera pardus saxicolor on October 26, 2010
Panthera pardus saxicolor.