New images have been added for this very unusual, stunningly austere and impressive mermaid statue in Rheinfelden, a town which straddles the border of Germany and Switzerland. ( map ) Notice the mermaid’s razor-back fin on her back, webbed hands and almost human legs that end in large fins. She has rescued a drowning […]
It has been reported that the City of Luxembourg (which is not just a city, but a country in its own right) has commissioned a mermaid statue for its 1050th anniversary. A well-known legend has it that Melusine was the wife of Count Siegfried, who founded Luxembourg in 963 with the acquisition of Luxembourg Castle. […]
Noted authors Carolyn Turgeon and Brenda Peterson interview each other. Both have novels with mermaids as their main characters. Read the article here.
Here is another interesting article on someone becoming a professional mermaid, with a passion for ocean conservation. The IBTimes on Linden Wolbert Linden’s website
There are a number of cities that have a mermaid statue as an icon or symbol of the city. This includes the capitals of Denmark, Finland and Poland. Warsaw, Poland The Syrenka (mermaid) is the symbol and protector of Warsaw, the capital of Poland. The mermaid has been on the city’s coat-of-arms since the […]
Pat Monahan and the group Train released a new mermaid music video shot on Oahu. “Mermaid” is worth both a listen and a look.
Amaryllis Bataille was educated at École des Beaux-Arts in France, and is an accomplished and well-known sculptor, particularly in subjects involving the sea and ocean conservation. Her passion for preserving nature and in particular our oceans shines through in her stunningly beautiful works of art – which may soon be coming to a place near […]
Hi Everyone, We are doing the final survey for the new Mermaids of Earth logo. We have 4 finalist logos. Please help us pick the best one by voting here.
Here is the site page on the eight mermaid statues on Rossio Square in Lisbon, Portugal. There are two fountains, made in France in 1889, each with 4 divinities in the center, and 4 mermaids along the perimeter.
There is now a page for the Fonte Luminosa (Illuminated Fountain) in Lisbon. More images are coming, so this page is still in development. The Fonte Luminosa dates back to 1943 and is considered an icon of the city. The front section of the fountain contains 4 mermaid statues, each holding a fish […]