France prepares for climate meeting with "Noah's Ark"

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The art project named "Noah's Ark for climate" is intended to raise awareness of climate change

An installation of 140 animal shape sculptures is set on the deck of a barge, in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

As part of Gad Weil's artistic project "Climate Noah's Ark", two boats travelling along the River Seine carried the art project into Paris, as France prepares for a climate summit.

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The barges travelled down the River Seine loaded with sculptures

Leaders and important people from around the world will meet in the French capital in November to discuss the issues surrounding climate change.

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Toucans, parrots and other birdlife designs displayed against a backdrop of the Eiffel Tower