Links for 7/12/16

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Source: Was a son of the powerful Rockefeller family eaten by cannibals?


 


 


 

The Ocean Cleanup just launched a prototype of their trash-removing device. We caught up with their founder to see how it felt.

Source: This young inventor’s brilliant device could remove tons of garbage from our oceans.


 

Disney depiction of obese Polynesian god in film Moana sparks anger


 

Video: Waikiki Dawn Patrol

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events

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 6/9/16

A Tiny Spock Leaning on a 1964 Buick Riviera Is the Best Hot Wheels Car Ever


Australia’s natural wonder is in mortal danger. Bleaching caused by climate change has killed almost a quarter of its coral this year and many scientists believe it could be too late for the rest. Using exclusive photographs and new data, a Guardian special report investigates how the reef has been devastated – and what can be done to save it

Source: The Great Barrier Reef: a catastrophe laid bare | Environment | The Guardian


 

World’s first grid-connected tidal array almost complete


 


 

Royal Hawaiian Featherwork: N? Hulu Ali‘i | LACMA


 

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


 

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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


 

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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


 


 

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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