Historical Series of Phenological data for Cherry Tree Flowering at Kyoto City(and March Mean Temperature Reconstructi
WannaSurf – Free illustrated atlas of surf spots and surfing worldwide with maps of surf spots, detailed descriptions and photos. All the best weather and forecast maps. An interactive environment provides messages, reports and data editing.
This is awesome! (be sure to watch the video)
Hundreds of millions of salmon are presumed dead along the US west coast amid fears that ocean life is being wiped out following the Fukushima disaster.
One company wants to turn pollution into shelter.
It seems to me as if prophecies of Trump have been built into the culture, perhaps by the aliens who seeded us on Earth
After the fires killed 11 and devastated vast swaths of land in January many are asking if subsidised timber plantations are to blame
“Awful,” says writer and painter Ben Shattuck – but in the good way.
“I’m glad I packed extra anti-depressants on this trip.” – Mark Cunningham
Housed in a memorial lighthouse, this museum relays the history of surfing, beginning with the antics of royal Hawaiian teenagers.
Video: Last of the Great Surfing Hippies
“My conclusion,” writes the Indus script scholar Asko Parpola, “is that the Indian Rsyasrnga legend goes back to the Harappan religion, where the unicorn bull depicted on thousands of seals has a real local animal, the nilgai antelope, called rsya in Sanskrit. His single horn, the length of which is exaggerated, has a phallic connotation and emphasizes the importance of this animal as a symbol of fertility.”
Get ready to say good-bye to the Legos of yesteryear.
His aerial shots of the lakes forming on the Arctic ice cap are a beautiful but chilling reminder of the impact of climate change
Do you ever wonder what life is like without Facebook?
Source: 99 days of freedom
Bears Ears National Monument in southeastern Utah will protect some of America’s most striking landscape—and its earliest history.
Berlin discusses possible reparation payments over massacre of tens of thousands of people in early years of 20th century
The Sound Recordings catalog comprises over 17,400 digital audio files, beginning with Lomax’s first recordings onto (newly invented) tape in 1946 and tracing his career into the 1990s.
Source: Research Center
Earth-force meets money-force at Standing Rock. I’m so relieved I’m here. It scares me to think that I might have missed this.We get up at dawn. Four hundred people walk slowly in a light snow to the river by the camp. A teacher is talking. His headdress is a crisscrossing of long, narrow feathers. He is of the Havasupai, the people who live by the blue-green waterfalls at the bottom of the Grand Canyon. He calls out across the river. “Water is life! Take me! My heart beats with you!”
According to a study from Plymouth University, plastic pollution affects at least 700 marine species, while some estimates suggest that at least 100 million marine mammals are killed each year from plastic pollution. Here are some of the marine species most deeply impacted by plastic pollution.
A steady increase in sea levels is pushing saltwater into U.S. wetlands, killing trees from Florida as far north as New Jersey. But with sea level projected to rise by as much as six feet this century, the destruction of coastal forests is expected to become a worsening problem worldwide.
We’re inspired every time we have a great cocktail, and we definitely started to feel inspired when we visited Highland Park Bowl the other night and enjoyed a few of their cocktails. The dri…
Quelle: El Capitan Hook
They are thought to be solitary, but new research shows one shark species to be intensely social
Scientists warn increasingly rapid melting could trigger polar ‘tipping points’ with catastrophic consequences felt as far away as the Indian Ocean
It is with a heavy heart that we report on the tragic passing of Victor Earhart. Victor worked for Sector 9 for a number of years and was truly one of the most
Cape Town’s stunning rugged coastline is studded with great beaches, but they can get very busy. Here are 10 places locals head for sand and sun without the crowds
Summary: Focus on the states. Advocate for clean energy. (This is a follow-up to my post on pushing for progress at the state level.) Short Version If you read nothing else in this post, follow the…
100% Skateboarding Magazine, including longboarding. “The ride is the reward”
Source: Concrete Wave Magazine
The indigenous Harakmbut people say their ancestral land in the Peruvian Amazon is historic – but energy companies want it for oil and gas exploration. Frontline’s newest 360 video explores the
Quelle: Hunt for the Inca Ruins
From 1820 to 2013, 79 million people obtained lawful permanent resident status in the United States. The interactive map below visualizes all of them based on their prior country of residence. The brightness of a country corresponds to its total migration to the U.S. at the given time. Use the controls at the bottom to stop / […]
Avalon 1964, With Midget Farrelly and Bobby Brown
Australia’s world heritage site is the largest living thing on Earth. But warm water driven by El Niño is bleaching the reef, and a recent report calls for it to be listed as in danger