Links for 3/19/17

The Carbon Bubble is about to pop / Boing Boing


 

New Zealand river granted same legal rights as human being | World news | The Guardian


 

https://vimeo.com/78162825


 

The health of the Great Barrier Reef has entered “uncharted territory” after researchers found there had been mass coral bleaching for two summers in a row for the first time in history.

Source: Great Barrier Reef suffers historic ‘back-to-back’ mass coral bleaching – 9news.com.au


 

Okeanos Explorer | Expeditions | NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer: 2017 American Samoa Expedition: Suesuega o le Moana o Amerika Samoa | Daily Updates | Dive 06: Cosmic Jellyfish


 

In India, 6,000 tonnes of plastic waste lies uncollected every day. Some of this washes up in Tamil Nadu state where it pollutes and contaminates the food and water of communities living along the Bay of Bengal

Source: Plastic pollution blights Bay of Bengal – in pictures | Global development | The Guardian

Links for 3/16/17

Who was Australia’s first surfer? A century-old tale of sailors, spectators and a Duke | Sport | The Guardian


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z45h3U1H7kU

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

California has the nation’s highest poverty rate, when factoring in cost-of-living | PolitiFact California


 

Source: Bill Campbell-Weird-Oh’s artist. in Final Farewells Forum


 

Mozambique Surfing travel guide Mozambique surf spot + forum for surfing in Mozambique


 

It seems to me as if prophecies of Trump have been built into the culture, perhaps by the aliens who seeded us on Earth

Source: Full of nuts, watching a 70s western, I saw America’s future… | Stewart Lee | Opinion | The Guardian

Links for 3/11/17

How to recycle coffee cups and why we should


 

From NYC to Topanga Canyon and Bondi Beach, this new book by surf culture blog Indoek offers a glimpse into the homes of surfing’s most creative minds

Source: Inside the Homes of Surfing’s Most Creative Minds – “Surf Shacks” Book Documents the Surfing’s Coolest Hideaways | The Field


 

Climate change is a different prospect of calamity—not just elementally but morally different from nuclear exchange in a manner which has not been properly dealt with.

Source: The Slow Confiscation of Everything | Laurie Penny


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTVlGTPTubE

 

Lost Continent Found Under Indian Ocean – The Daily Beast

Links for 3/8/17

Steve McQueen’s long missing ‘Bullitt’ Mustang found / Boing Boing


 

I pledge to stand in resistance to Donald Trump’s assault on America’s clean air, clean water, climate, wildlife, civil rights, reproductive rights, gender and racial equality, and freedom of speech and religion.

Source: Pledge of Resistance to Donald Trump’s Assault on America’s Environment, Democracy and Civil Rights


 

Iron dissolved by air pollution may increase ocean potential to trap carbon


 

https://vimeo.com/62711832


 

Defend California from Federal and Civil Rights Rollbacks | NRDC

 

Links for 3/5/17

After the fires killed 11 and devastated vast swaths of land in January many are asking if subsidised timber plantations are to blame

Source: Did Pinochet-era deregulation cause Chile’s worst-ever wildfires? | World news | The Guardian


 

Mozambique Surf Guide | GoSurfAfrica


 

“Awful,” says writer and painter Ben Shattuck – but in the good way.

Source: What’s It Like to Be the Artist-in-Residence at America’s Least Visited National Park? | NRDC


 

Climate change: Apocalypse by 1000 cuts


 

“I’m glad I packed extra anti-depressants on this trip.” – Mark Cunningham

Source: Jack Johnson’s Film On Ocean Plastic Pollution | The Inertia


 

Housed in a memorial lighthouse, this museum relays the history of surfing, beginning with the antics of royal Hawaiian teenagers.

Source: How Surfing Was Brought to Santa Cruz By Three Teenage Hawaiian Princes

Links for 3/3/17

A new study of deep-sea amphipods living six miles beneath the sea’s surface finds surprising levels of toxic chemicals.

Source: The Most Unexplored Habitat on Earth Is Packed with Pollution | NRDC


 

Nobel Prize winner Kenneth Arrow’s most celebrated theorem illustrates why economics isn’t just wrong-headed but actually destructive.

Source: Bill Black: Kenneth Arrow’s (Ignored) Impossibility Theorem


 

Surfing Publication and Newsagency, we provide surfers all the news, Board Buyers Guide, Contest Reports, Big Wave Events, Airshows, Image Galleries, Shapers, Schools and Camps directories, Surfing magazine, Learning to Surf tips

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

Dravidians and Africans


 

Tropical gardening is all too often associated with expense and poor results. But choose your plants wisely and you can turn your patch into a slice of verdant jungle, says James Wong

Source: Grow your own jungle: easy exotic plants

Links for 3/2/17

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AayrBpRiqQM

In a new film, famous Canadian designers from the ’60s and ’70s will finally get their due.

Source: Revisiting The Golden Age Of Canadian Graphic Design | Co.Design | business + design


 

Scientist leading ‘de-extinction’ effort says Harvard team just two years away from creating hybrid mammoth-elephant embryo

Source: Woolly mammoth on verge of resurrection, scientists reveal | Science | The Guardian


 

Global research group will trace Totten glacier’s history back to last ice age, in hope of predicting future melting patterns

Source: Epic Antarctic voyage maps seafloor to predict ocean rise as glacier the size of California melts | World news | The Guardian


 

Repeated bouts of warm weather could send Arctic sea ice to a record low winter peak as Antarctic sea ice sets an all-time record low.

Source: Sea Ice Hits Record Lows at Both Poles

Links for 2/28/17

From Cambodia to California, industrial-scale sand mining is causing wildlife to die, local trade to wither and bridges to collapse. And booming urbanisation means the demand for this increasingly valuable resource is unlikely to let up

Source: Sand mining: the global environmental crisis you’ve never heard of | Cities | The Guardian


 

Shocking new video exposes PepsiCo’s ties to deforestation in the Leuser Ecosystem

Source: Shocking rainforest destruction linked to Pepsi


 

Water unaffordable for millions of Americans


 

How to turn old plastic bottles into 56 different items

Links for 2/26/17

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mRvtw6-smG8

 

And it won’t soon be forgotten.

Source: The Standing Rock Fire Is Visible All Over the United States


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFeoS41xe7w

James Baldwin trounces William F. Buckley (1965)

Source: James Baldwin trounces William F. Buckley (1965)

You surely do notice the absence of a native in the discussion.


 

The Lost Journals of Peter Troy from TSJ 20.4.

Source: The Archivist: World Tour | The Surfers Journal


 

West Hollywood honors the era of the Sunset Strip’s heyday

Source: These Rare Vintage Photos of the Sunset Strip Will Transport You to the 1960s – Los Angeles Magazine


 

Patagonia Makes Things Political With Outdoor Retailer Show In Utah


 

https://youtu.be/N-Y2IjMrgf8

The faster-than-expected melt of the Greenland ice sheet is yet another example of climate models proving to be too conservative.

Source: Greenland Ice Sheet Melting 600 Percent Faster Than Predicted by Current Models | naked capitalism

Links for 2/25/17

Ready for a rabbit hole?

Source: How to access 375,000 beautiful, copyright-free images from New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art — Quartz


 

Classic Surf Vehicles Set To Make a Big Splash At Kingscliff

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

Wahtiki Island Lounge in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China | Critiki


 

Iraq Museum takes unusual step of allowing objects to leave country to show their significance amid Isis’s ‘nihilistic’ destruction

Source: Answering cultural genocide: Iraqs looted treasures to be displayed at Venice Biennale | World news | The Guardian


 

The ocean is going to be significantly higher than previously understood, according to the latest national assessment of sea level rise.Will President Trump and his appointees roll back policies to address the impacts of climate change—like sea level rise.

Source: As Seas Rise, How Far Will Trump’s Anti-Climate Agenda Go? | NRDC