Conservation group WWF and the Prado Museum have joined forces to raise the alarm about the impact of climate change, as political leaders and diplomats meet at the COP25 climate change summit in the Spanish capital, Madrid.Together they selected four masterpieces from the Prado collection to highlight the environmental consequences of various phenomena attributed to…

Conservation community WWF and the Prado Museum occupy joined forces to take dangle of the apprehension about the affect of climate trade, as political leaders and diplomats meet at the COP25 climate trade summit within the Spanish capital, Madrid.

Together they selected four masterpieces from the Prado series to specialise within the environmental consequences of diverse phenomena attributed to climate trade.

The convention used to be attributable to be held in Chile, nonetheless used to be cancelled by the authorities there following weeks of civil disturbances, and is being hosted by Spain as a change.

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Felipe IV a Caballo (Philip IV on Horseback) by Diego Velázquez…

Felipe IV a Caballo (Philip IV on Horseback) by Diego Velázquez

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…is frail to specialise within the topic of rising sea ranges.

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WWF's version of Velázquez's Felipe IV a Caballo

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El quitasol (The Parasol) by Francisco de Goya…

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El quitasol (The Parasol) by Francisco de Goya

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…is doctored to reflect the social drama of climate refugees.

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WWF's version of Goya's El quitasol (The Parasol)

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Joachim Patinir’s El paso de la laguna Estigia (Landscape with Charon Crossing the Styx) becomes…

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El paso de la laguna Estigia (Landscape with Charon Crossing the Styx) by Joachim Patinir

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…an illustration of the affect of coarse drought on river and plant life.

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WWF version of El paso de la laguna Estigia (Landscape with Charon Crossing the Styx) by Joachim Patinir

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And Niños en la playa (Boys on the Seashore) by Joaquín Sorolla…

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Niños en la playa (Boys on the Beach) by Joaquín Sorolla

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…now depicts the extinction of species.

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WWF's version of Niños en la playa (Boys on the Beach) by Joaquín Sorolla

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COP25 ends on 13 December.

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