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11 June 2020

Oceanographic Museum of Monaco — The Coral Reef

Monaco: Oceanographic Museum of Monaco – The Coral Reef, 11 June 2020. Images from Office des Timbres.

Technical Specifications:

Design: Marie-Christine LEMAYEUR and Bernard ALUNNI
Printing process: Heliogravure
Size of the block: 120 x 100 mm horizontal
Size of the stamps: 30 x 40 mm
Quantity of issue: 35 000 blocks

In Monaco, the commitment to corals dates back several decades. Protecting coral reefs is at the crossroads of responding to climate change, preserving biodiversity around the world and protecting the ocean for the benefit of the communities that depend on it. With its new temporary exhibition “Immersion”, the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco offers a virtual and interactive dive on the Great Barrier Reef, to meet the emblematic species that inhabit it, and the megafauna. Visitors will be invited to discover the secrets of coral and their superpowers, to discover what are the solutions to preserve this real treasure and finally to marvel at the intimate life of the coral reef.

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