Links for 5/29/16


 


 

My name is Freddy from Bidart, France and I wanted to share a link of my latest video edit . It’s of some random surf sessions with friends in the South West of France this winter who surf for Gato Bask / Gato Heroi. Thanks for watching! – Freddy Bermond

Source: Video: Xolomak Iii


 

Video: Finfinite


 


 

Australian projects are viable already – now the industry needs investors willing to take a risk on large-scale renewable energy

Source: ‘Tantalisingly close’: is solar thermal energy ready to replace coal-fired power? | Guardian Sustainable Business | The Guardian


 

Scientists don’t know how much flooding Antarctic melting will cause — but it may wipe out cities.

Source: Fate of World’s Coastlines Rests on Melting Antarctic Ice

Links for 5/22/16

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 / […]

Source: Here’s Everyone Who’s Immigrated to the U.S. Since 1820 – Metrocosm


 

Surfing in Palestine: pleasure-seekers of the occupied territories


 


 


 

Avalon 1964, With Midget Farrelly and Bobby Brown

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

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

Source: Great Barrier Reef: the scale of bleaching has the most sober scientists worried

Links for 5/18/16

A battle over access to a prime piece of California coast has brought unwanted attention to one of the most prominent venture capitalists in Silicon Valley.

Source: Billionaire V.C. under fire in beach dispute – Reuters.TV


 

An oil sheen of 2 miles by 13 miles could be seen off the Louisiana coast.

Source: Shell Oil Spill Dumps Thousands Of Barrels Of Crude Into Gulf Of Mexico


 

Best of Break Free Global Action


 

 

Berta Cáceres, the environmental advocate shot dead in her home in March, told friends of a hitman boasting about his plans as she ‘worked frantically’

Source: ‘Time was running out’: Honduran activist’s last days marked by threats


 


 

Record Store Day – SpecialRelease

Links for 5/12/16

Hokule‘a Arrives in Historic Yorktown, Virginia Aloha Charleston! Hokule‘a arrives in South Carolina to participate in the Charleston Outdoor Festival. Honoring Hawai‘i’s Astronauts Inspired by the common values of exploration and protection of our planet, Hokule‘a and Worldwide Voyage crewm…

Source: Malama Honua Worldwide Voyage


 

A U.N. panel said that governments should work towards studying the worst-case global warming scenarios.

Source: Governments Should Study Worst-Case Warming: U.N. | Climate Central


 


 

Where is Captain Cook’s HMS Endeavor? Science can almost tell us!


 

The mass killings in 1965 live on in global emissions from forced forest fires – and through human rights abuses in the palm oil fields

Source: Why today’s global warming has roots in Indonesia’s genocidal past | Joshua Oppenheimer


 

Mekong: a river rising


 

Landmark case may force minister to consider coal’s impact on reef and block new fossil fuel projects

Source: Great Barrier Reef: new chapter opens in the fight to save natural wonder from mining

Links for 1/30/16

This short Cinesound documentary from Ken G Hall boasts beautifully filmed visuals, with surfers seen in silhouette and sunlight bouncing off the water. (Video excerpt 3.14 minutesalso has educational notes. This clip chosen to be PG)

Source: Thrill of the Surf (1949) clip 1 on ASO – Australia’s audio and visual heritage online


 

While everyone buys the latest cars in the market, there are group of people in Hyderabad who’ve gone in the opposite direction – they look for vintage The 47-year-old IT professional is the proud owner of two vintage cars ‘Premier President 1972’ & ‘Premier Padmini Deluxe BE’ which was gifted to him in 1983 when India won the first world cup. He also owns a ambassador of 1970 model.

Source: Vintage is evergreen: Meet Hyderabad’s car lovers | The News Minute


 


 

Photographer Dave Sandford witnesses the sheer raw power and force of waves breaking in stormy conditions on one of Canada’s Great Lakes – Lake Erie.

Source: Lake Erie’s wild waves caught on camera by Dave Sandford


 

Source: Retro To Go: Modern-day Dansette: 1960s-style GPO Retro Bermuda record player with legs


 

Links for 12/31/15


 

The gigantic sand dunes in Cronulla, Sydney – close to the so-called birthplace of modern Australia – date back to mesolithic times. But over the past century they have been steadily encroached upon by human activity

Source: Cronulla sand dunes: the 15,000-year-old landscape that greed destroyed – in pictures | Australia news | The Guardian


 

As sea levels rise and streets begin to flood, South Florida confronts a bleak future.

Source: Miami is Flooding – The New Yorker


 

Links for 9/17/15

Revealed: how Indigenous Australian storytelling accurately records sea level rises 7,000 years ago

What’s the difference between a $20 ukulele and a $1000 ukulele

Take a vacation, or die young

This is how blue the skies were when Beijing banned 2.5 million cars for two weeks

This guy’s drive through California’s Valley Fire looks like a scene from a horror flick

Invasion of the Lionfish

Vintage Vinyl: 1963 Vintage photographs available as fine-art prints or digital stock images