Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Isle of Man 2016 - Think Green

ISSUE DATE: 19 August 2016
STAMP THEME: Biosphere Isle of Man
 STAMP SIZE: 42 x 32.4 mm
STAMP DESIGN: Isle of Man Advertising
Doxia Sergidou (Europa)

Isle of Man Post Office presents a set of five stamps recognising the Isle of Man being awarded UNESCO status as a world biosphere region – the first entire country to gain this prestigious accolade.

The Isle of Man is committed to protecting the environment, and that is reflect in this stamp issue. It features the UNESCO Biosphere status, the innovative approach to waste disposal in this island community, and the dedication to developing new 'clean tech' including TT Zero, the race around the famous Isle of Man TT course for electric-powered bikes, and the investment in hydro-electric power production.

All stamp sheets for this issue, and supporting stationery, proudly carry the logo of the Forestry Stewardship Council, underlining the Isle of Man Post Office's commitment to sustainability and protecting the environment.


Stamp images and description thanks to Isle of Man Post Office

Isle of Man Stamps