The Madrid Rio area south of the city has, any new Madrid resident knows, undergone an impressive transformation in the last decade, developing from little more than a rubbish-clogged ditch to a haven for river wildlife from water voles to kingfishers…and surprisingly large carp. Madrid's City Hall have so far remained mysterious about the enormous cetacean, except to tantalisingly promise more information soon in a tweet. But of course, it's not a real whale: it's a replica designed with the objective of raising awareness about climate change and the global threat to whales and dolphins. Last year, the replica beast from the deep appeared on the banks of the Seine in Paris. Spain's news in English Search. News categories Barcelona Valencia Seville More….
Life-size art installation of sperm whale spotted in Madrid's riverbank
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From the literary inspiration of Moby Dick to the quaint nautical feel of a whale watching expedition, this breathtaking mammal offers incredible symbolism. Start in the living room or bedroom with gorgeous wall art featuring this grand creature. The silhouette of a whale on distressed driftwood brings rustic charm to any space, or perhaps a more traditional framed piece of art will look great above the mantle. If you want to soften the space with a similar theme, shop from a vast selection of hand hooked whale pillows and rugs as well as other accent mats designed for both indoors and outdoors. Have you been thinking about remodeling your guest bedroom and bath? If you live at the beach, a stunning whale theme will have visitors endlessly impressed.
Philippines 78-foot Dead Whale Sculpture Aims to Halt Pollution
Jack Rasmus. A Filipino artist has built a Titled "Cry of the Dead Whale," Royong said he hopes his sculpture will spur dialogue on the ongoing problem of plastic pollution and encourage the public to think about the environment and its inhabitants.