Tag Archives: sustainable fish

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.