|The exploits of Norse explorer Leif Erikson are known through Icelandic sagas of the 13th century.|
He's believed to have reached North America c. !000AD and landed at Baffin Island. Labrador and Newfoundland.
Earth Hour, when we are encouraged to switch of all lights for an hour from 8.30pm each year, was begun in Sydney, Australia in 2007 and has spread around the world.
Earth Day is an event celebrated on 22 April with events held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It has been held since 1970. The United Nations General Assembly declared 2008 as the International Year of Planet Earth to increase awareness of the importance of Earth sciences for the advancement of sustainable development. UNESCO was designated as the lead agency. The Year's activities spanned the three years 2006-2009.
I wonder how many of us recognise the events commemorated by these stamps.
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