THE HISTORY OF WWF LOGO
About WWF Stamps
WWF Stamps Catalogue
My WWF Want List
My WWF Offers
My Other Philatelic Interests
Stamps Of USSR, Russia & ex-USSR
Wide Fund For Nature) was officially formed and registered as a
charity on 11 September 1961.
WWF -is the world's
largest and most experienced independent nature conservation organization,
with around 5 million supporters and a global network of 27 National organizations.
One of the main goals of WWF was fundraising & financing different
nature conservation projects worldwide.Fundraising efforts received a boost
in 1983, with the launch of the Conservation Stamp Collection. Under this
scheme, WWF in collaboration with Groth
AG has worked with the postal authorities in more than 200 countries,
helping them select threatened species to feature on official postage stamps.
Since 1983 postal
administrations of over 200 countries had issued almost 300 issues.
Basically postal authorities dedicate 4 stamps issues to one specific threatened
specimen habitating in this region.
Last updated on September -01 - 2001
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