A selection of green issues brooches based around the subject of ecology and the environment.
BBC’s Blue Peter programme and the Royal Mail jointly ran a competition for British schoolchildren to design a series of stamps. The title of the competition and the special edition of stamps was ‘The Green Issue’. The “Green Issue” stamps were issued by the Royal Mail in 1992.
Ozone Layer’ by Lewis Fowler aged 6
Representation of the effect of global warming on the ozone layer.
‘Acid Rain Kills’ by Christopher Hall aged 9.
Image showing how acid rain kills wildlife. A flower is seen wilting against the effect of acid rain.
‘Greenhouse Effect’ by Sarah Jo Warren aged 7.
Painting showing the greenhouse effect on the environment. The earth is shown in a huge greenhouse with the sun smiling down.
‘Bird of Hope’ Alice Newton-Mold aged 12
Image shows the regeneration of a bleak industrial landscape. The bird of hope flying overhead brings with it green trees and new housing. A message of hope.