Links for 4/28/17

Nuclear shelters: Japanese civilians are installing tropical island-themed bunkers to prepare for a nuclear war — Quartz


 

Defend the Sacred: How Could the Peace Movement Prevail?


 

Red Bull CEO’s Breitbart-Idolizing Politics


 

The Jersey Shore circa 1901. “Driveway and beach at Long Branch.” 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

Source: The Sandpeeper: 1901 | Shorpy | #1 Old Photos


 

L.A.’s Concrete River Gets Real | NRDC


 

Going Lala | The Surfers Journal


 

US Navy schedules latest war games exercise in Gulf of Alaska, without due regard for environmental or community concerns.

Source: War in the Gulf (No, Not That Gulf!): The U.S. Navy’s Anti-Environmental Broadside in the Gulf of Alaska


 

https://vimeo.com/203935377

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events

Links for 4/24/17

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHE3tiLuG9c

Pumptrack Challenge in Deutschland und der Schweiz wird es auch in diesem Jahr wieder geben. Das Erfolgsrzept setzt sich durch.

Source: Pumptrack Events in der Schweiz – 40inch Longboardmagazin


 

BANG! The Bert Berns Story


 

The Jersey Shore circa 1900. “The beach at Long Branch.” 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

Source: A Distant Shore: 1900 | Shorpy | #1 Old Photos


 

Trump exposes National Parks to oil company drilling


 

Source: Germans are funky? These bootylicious ‘funk fever’ compilations prove it! | Dangerous Minds

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 12/18/16

The best guitar necks are made of mahogany, and the most sustainable guitar companies are finding innovative ways to source the wood without destroying its stock.

Source: Building a Sustainable Guitar: Mahogany | World Resources Institute


 

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: Latin America Green News: 12/2 – 12/15 | NRDC


 

https://vimeo.com/190980246

Video: Basque Beachbreak
Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

Ta’u island in American Samoa will rely on solar panels and Tesla batteries as they do away with diesel generators

Source: South Pacific island ditches fossil fuels to run entirely on solar power | Environment | The Guardian


 

100% Skateboarding Magazine, including longboarding. “The ride is the reward”

Source: Concrete Wave Magazine


 

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) sent a letter to President Barack Obama Friday requesting he intervene to protect Native Americans peacefully protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Quelle: Sanders Calls on President to Intervene in Dakota Access Pipeline Dispute – Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont


 

The Jersey Shore circa 1905. “In the surf at Asbury Park.” Having a wonderful time; wish we were still here. 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative.

Quelle: Landing Party: 1905 | Shorpy Historic Picture Archive


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9YecNqdr6ZY

The Trans-Pacific Partnership will undermine the ability of countries to control polluting and extractive industries, says Ben Lilliston

Source: TPP Will Effectively Kill Climate Treaties

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 12/3/16

Scientists warn increasingly rapid melting could trigger polar ‘tipping points’ with catastrophic consequences felt as far away as the Indian Ocean

Source: Arctic ice melt could trigger uncontrollable climate change at global level | Environment | The Guardian


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijLqo7hETPk

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

Source: Victor Earhart – 1946 – 2016 | Concrete Wave Magazine


 

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

Source: The worlds best hidden beaches: Cape Town | Travel | The Guardian


 

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…

Source: To Fight Climate Change in the Trump Era, Focus on the States


 

100% Skateboarding Magazine, including longboarding. “The ride is the reward”

Source: Concrete Wave Magazine


 

Loaded Boards | The Eiffel Effect with Lotfi Lamaali


 

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

Links for 11/16/16

Ghost houseboat washes ashore in Ireland


 


 

The people responsible for national economic policy are economics professors

Source: Why You Should Blame The Economics Discipline For Today’s Problems – Evonomics


 


 

Ken Berlin, president & CEO of The Climate Reality Project, issued the following statement regarding today’s announcement by the United States and China of formally joining the Paris Agreement

Source: Climate Reality


 

The abrasive beads, apart from being harmful to sea life, are found in facial scrubs can ruin your skin. One woman found that the beads in her whitening toothpaste caused her gums to recede.

Source: Microbeads aren’t just poisoning the planet – they can ruin your looks

Links for 10/14/16

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Source: contemporama : Photo


 

Source: contemporama : Photo


 

As Hurricane Matthew hits Florida, it has already left hundreds dead and tens of thousands displaced in Haiti.

Source: IRIN | Haiti hurricane toll soars


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hyI_dM5cGo

 


https://vimeo.com/183086822

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events

 


Source: Vince Taylor: The leather messiah who inspired Ziggy Stardust | Dangerous Minds

 


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIzQU_55TRI

 

A short history of cops telling women what to wear at the beach

Links for 9/20/16

Muschelsand ist weiß, Vulkansand schwarz und nur ein Seeglas-Strand leuchtet in allen Farben. Bei Fort Bragg in Kalifornien haben die Gezeiten aus Abfall Kunst geschaffen – und einen unnatürlich schönen Strand.

Source: Seeglas-Strand in Kalifornien: So schön glitzert nur Müll


 

xkcd: Earth Temperature Timeline


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cule_RAsdA

 

One man told the NewsHour he had never seen a greater assembly of Native Americans than at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.

Source: Meet the Native Americans fighting against the North Dakota pipeline


 

https://vimeo.com/69493816