India Post issued a set of two commemorative stamps on Biodiversity on World Environment Day to enhance public awareness of the importance of conserving biodiversity.
The United Nations declared 2010 to be the International Year of Biodiversity. It is a celebration of life on earth and of the value of biodiversity for our lives. The world is invited to take action in 2010 to safeguard the variety of life on earth: biodiversity.The International Year of Biodiversity is a unique opportunity to increase understanding of the vital role that biodiversity plays in sustaining life on Earth.
Title: International Year of Biodiversity India
Date of Issue: 5 June 2010
Denominations: 500p x 2