Links for 4/1/17

The last known Tasmanian tiger died more than eight decades ago. It has become the stuff of textbook sketches and yellowing photographs. But now, researchers are launching a new search.

Source: Back From The Dead? Reported Sightings Fuel Hope For Return Of Tasmanian Tigers : The Two-Way : NPR


 

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.

Source: Hundreds Of Millions Of Salmon Feared Dead On US West Coast – Your News Wire


 

Trump presidency opens door to planet-hacking geoengineer experiments | Environment | The Guardian


 

One company wants to turn pollution into shelter.

Source: Can Ocean Plastics Make Homes For The Poor? | Popular Science


 

Source: Incredible Afrobeat music from Mali / Boing Boing


 

The Angkor Wat alternative: exploring Cambodia’s forgotten ruins | Travel | The Guardian


 

The Ruins of the Unsustainable


 


 

Mosambik + Madagaskar Surf Reports und Surf Forecasts


 

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 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

Links for 2/10/17

Thousands rally across the country to oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline as two city councils have voted to divest billions from the project

Source: Billions Divested from Banks Backing Dakota Access Pipeline


 

Underground city made from old opal mines has 3,500 residents


 

Oil may be a big reason behind the Trump Administration’s aggressive stance towards China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea.

Source: Rex Tillerson Backs Aggressive Policy in Disputed South China Sea as Exxon, Russia Eye Region’s Oil and Gas | naked capitalism


 

RCA Types PB-31, PB-140, PB-144, 44-A, 44-B


 

The Natural Resources Defense Council works to safeguard the earth – its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.

Source: California Aims to Plug In Almost Everything That Moves | NRDC


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VcAYP7uvlGc

Links for 12/04/16

Miami Beach has run out of sand. Now what?


 

Ancient Greeks may have built China’s famous Terracotta Army – 1,500 years before Marco Polo


 

Scientists Trace Society’s Myths to Primordial Origins


 

Science Explains How Staying Near Water Can Change Our Brains


 

Climate Change Claims a Lake, and an Identity


 

The Worst Mass Shooting in U.S. History Was Not in Orlando


 

Before European Christians Forced Gender Roles, Native Americans Acknowledged 5 Genders


 

Seven climate records set so far in 2016

Links for 10/8/16

IF you have a Yahoo account you might want to ditch it after revelations the tech giant created a tool for the US government to scan through people’s private messages. The company had worked with e…

Source: How to delete your Yahoo email account after secret monitoring revelations


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6JX13LwnZss

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yB8rQdAu04g

 

This excellent op-ed piece by ?Ohu Gon  needs to be shared with many. By Sam ‘Ohu Gon September 4, 2016 The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) recently unveiled a groundbreak…

Source: Indigenous Traditions could be New Resource Management Model – Ka’ahele Hawai’i


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vfqkvwW2fs

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuHmJgEC7Qs

 

By reconstructing past global warming and the carbon cycle on Earth 56 million years ago, researchers have used computer modeling to estimate the

Source: Warning from the Past: Future Global Warming Could Be Even Warmer | Lab Manager

Links for 9/12/16

Brian Wilson Radio Show Tribute (Sept 2016, Central FL, USA) : Magic Transistor Radio : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive


 

Perhaps that’s a tad bit hyperbolic.  I mean it’s probably unfair to compare Google to meth-heads and low grade strippers.   Clearly Google and its DC proxies are much more dishonest an…

Source: Like a Meth and Vodka Fueled Low Grade Stripper Google Doesn’t Give a Shit and Goes Hog Wild in Last Days of Obama Administration | The Trichordist


 

Byron Surf Fest Is Back – & Here’s the Schedule

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

An increase in water temperatures is having a profound effect that, with hidden stores of frozen methane thawing out, will soon start to feed on itself

Source: The oceans are heating up. That’s a big problem on a blue planet | Bill McKibben | Opinion | The Guardian


 

Experts warn there may be no unspoilt places left within a century as report shows an area twice the size of Alaska has been lost since 1993

Source: Humans have destroyed a tenth of Earths wilderness in 25 years – study | Environment | The Guardian


 


 


 

Source: Crabs With Beach Trash Homes – Okinawa, Japan


 


 

Links for 7/9/16

Why is a ton of trash washing up on beaches in Hong Kong? It’s a mystery!

But we have a guess.

Source: Why is a ton of trash washing up on beaches in Hong Kong? It’s a mystery!


 

https://vimeo.com/167464257


 

Whether you are shouting “tax the rich” into a megaphone or urging mass copyright infringement against he MLK estate it’s still important to wear your pearls!   “Progressive…

Source: 90% White Hudson Valley Elects “Progressive” That Organized Mass Copyright Infringement Against MLK Estate | The Trichordist


 

Atlantic City circa 1908. “Bathing beach and Steeplechase Pier.” With signs advertising Vaudeville as well as what may or may not be the restrooms. 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

Source: The Human Tide: 1908 | Shorpy Historic Picture Archive


 

Video: Surfing the Eisbach

Links for 7/2/16

Surfboards. Aloha. Rock n Roll

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events



 

Scientist on honeymoon in Thailand stumbles on ‘horrific-looking’ creature that is the first one known to swim

Source: Giant swimming, venomous centipede discovered by accident in world-first | Environment | The Guardian


 

Your daily guide to all things hip, retro and vintage

Source: Now available: Star Trek Original Series Bluetooth Communicator at Firebox


 

If tests of the 100m-long barrier that collects rubbish on the sea’s surface are successful, it could be deployed at a larger scale in the ‘great Pacific garbage patch’

Source: Dutch prototype clean-up boom brings Pacific plastics solution a step closer | Environment | The Guardian

Links for 6/20/16

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkZDSqyE1do&feature=youtu.be

 

Bing Crosby shopped the aisles, Frank Zappa worked the floor

Source: Remembering L.A.’s First Great Record Store, Wallichs Music City – Los Angeles Magazine


 

https://vimeo.com/81262713


 

We look at the new album the legendary popsters, with material contributed by some of their biggest fans.

Source: The Monkees, ‘Good Times!’: Album Review