Wetlands saved by NZ Post sale of stamps

Posted 07/02/2019

NZ Herald website

Wetlands are among the world's most threatened habitats and in New Zealand more than 90 per cent of them have been destroyed.

The public is being encouraged to buy a specially commissioned wildlife habitat stamp to mark World Wetlands Day, with funds raised from sales being used to protect New Zealand's fast-disappearing natural habitat.

World Wetlands Day is celebrated around the globe on February 2 to mark the 1971 signing of the Convention on Wetlands — the Ramsar Convention.

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