Shipping: GBP £9.05 Worldwide shipping fee.

2006 World Swamp Protection Day Hutovo Blato - Set

GBP £0.47
Official Price Guaranteed
(item in basket)
Other products in issue
GBP £0.47
GBP £3.74
First Day Cover
GBP £1.17
Technical details
  • 02.02.2006
  • Dinko Raič
  • Zrinski d.d. Čakovec
  • 35.50 x 29.82 mm
  • 1.00 BAM
About 2006 World Swamp Protection Day Hutovo Blato

Technological developments of the last century were not accompanied by the awareness of the importance of the natural swamp world. Enormous lunds were invested in the drainage of swamps and cultivation of drained land mostly lor agricultural purposes.
In the Mediterranean part of Bosnia and Herzegovina much of the land covered with mud or swamps has been brought into danger.
What has resulted from the persistent regulation and disorganized exploitation of the natural river !low is the impossibility of maintaining old swampy areas as well as creating the new ones. A great deal of the Neretva river ftow has been burdened with accumulation lakes having a considerable inlluence on very important natural mechanisms responsible lor the swamp maintenance and creation.

[read more]