Sustainable Fish issue released

The latest stamp issue celebrates World Environment Day and helps raise awareness of sustainable fishing in the UK.

Sustainable fish issue

Sustainable fish issue

With over 75% of the world’s fish stocks currently fully-exploited or overexploited this is an important issue. this is a key issue of concern. The five of the species in the stamp below are threatened in UK waters because of environmental issues and overfishing.

Common Skate, 1st class.

Common Skate, 1st class.

Wolffish, 1st class.

Wolffish, 1st class.

Conger Eel, 1st class.

Conger Eel, 1st class.

Sturgeon, 1st class.

Sturgeon, 1st class.

Spiny Dogfish, 1st class.

Spiny Dogfish, 1st class.

The issue also highlights sustainable alternatives.

Cornish Sardine, 1st class.

Cornish Sardine, 1st class.

Herring, 1st class.

Herring, 1st class.

Pouting, 1st class

Pouting, 1st class

Red Gurnard, 1st class.

Red Gurnard, 1st class.

The Sustainable Fish stamps are available from 5 June online at http://www.royalmail.com/personal/stamps-collectibles-gifts, by phone on 08457 641 641 and and in 10,000 Post Offices throughout the UK.

One response to “Sustainable Fish issue released

  1. Pingback: British fish postage stamps | Dear Kitty. Some blog

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s