Links for 9/16/17

Health Canada has advised the band council of Potlotek First Nation in Cape Breton to issue a water advisory after recent water tests showed high levels of iron and manganese. Meanwhile, the band is trying to get its new water treatment facility up and running.

Source: Potlotek First Nation advised its water unfit for drinking or washing – Nova Scotia – CBC News


 

Source: Strikers, Scabs, and Sugar Mongers


 

For centuries, journalists, academics, and even politicians have been obsessed with the idea of the untouched tribe.

Source: The Dangerous Myth of Utopian Societies


 

The Jersey Shore resort town of Asbury Park circa 1900, channeled through vintage high-resolution glass negatives and set to music, produced by the illustrious Ken B. Click Play, then the “Full Screen” icon for the full effect.

Source: Vintage Video: Asbury Park | Shorpy | #1 Old Photos


 

Source: Why We Must Stop the Flow of Tar Sands Oil | NRDC


 

Rapa Nui have written a new chapter in their history based upon their cultural values of guardianship, responsibility and accountability for the natural environment

Source: The Rapa Nui have shown us that conservation can protect …


 

Source: Plastic fibres found in tap water around the world, study reveals | Environment | The Guardian


 

Diogenes’ Lantern, near the Brockton Arcade, also boasted imported teas, Italian soft drinks and folk singers

Source: Back in the Day: Riverside joined the Beat generation with 1950s coffeehouse – Press Enterprise

Links for 2/14/17

Nik Stain, Andrew Wilson, Hjalte Halberg, Roman Gonzales and more make the most of blue skies and beer fuelled night sessions.

Source: Jesse Alba and Polar in Puerto Rico – Sidewalk Skate…


 

On the Dakota Access Pipeline and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s lawsuit. Why was the lawsuit brought? Who is the lawsuit against? Find out.

Source: FAQ: Standing Rock Litigation | Earthjustice


 

Dear family, friends, fellow skaters and supporters..I write this message for all those who love the internet and for all those who hate it and those of you wh

Source: Why Longboarding for Peace? | Concrete Wave Magazine


 

Holy Barbarians: Beat Culture on the West Coast


 

Source: Turning America into a Global Climate Outcast | NRDC


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avS_LmI_-ow

Bioluminescent beaches

Source: Bioluminescent beaches / Boing Boing


 

https://vimeo.com/200269182

Source: Paris Truck Co.: Paris in Beijing Video Release

Links for 10/29/16

Contributed by “hotsauce269”.

Quelle: 1960’s Beatnik Glossary


 

Can you sing a song from a Marvel film score?


 

We have an anonymous army of unpaid, unsupported kids who are always better, always improving, and making movies that are weird and innovative and sometimes just astoundingly good theater.

Quelle: Making up Legends in the Era of Zero Budget Skateboarding


 

“I stand with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline. We have witnessed inspiring and brave acts by Native Americans and their allies who are defending and trying to protect their sacred sites and the safety of their sole source of water.The fossil fuel industry – and the owners of the Dakota Access Pipeline in particular – have been proceeding with what appears to be a dangerous project in blatant disregard of obvious risks to the Missouri River and with disrespec

Quelle: Statement by Former Vice President Al Gore in Support of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe — Al Gore


 

Last year a company set up by an Italian former scuba recycled more than 5,000 tons of discarded nets into nylon for apparel brands including Speedo

Quelle: Flotsam and fashion: recycler of ghost fishing nets makes marine litter trendy | Fashion | The Guardian


 

Agilent corporate news, including press releases, feature stories, journalist tools and information about Agilent

Quelle: Agilent Technologies Blog 92 Percent of the World Now Breathe Polluted Air


 

Unprecedented DNA analyses of people in indigenous populations suggest that almost all non-Africans trace their roots to one migration from the continent.

Quelle: A Single Migration From Africa Populated the World, Studies Find


 

The ocean conservation society last week completed its first-ever expedition to document the richness of habitats and threats to marine life in waters off the Netherlands, UK, Norway and Denmark

Source: Oceana’s first North Sea expedition – in pictures | Environment | The Guardian

Links for 2/25/15

Conservation, Education and Research in French Polynesia

Reef Oasis Found in Depths of Murky Iraqi Waters

Googie Architecture in Los Angeles Part 2

Googie Architecture in Los Angeles Part 1

Daily chart

10 Reasons Surfing Improves Humanity

How Las Vegas Went From Classy To Trashy

26 Beatnik Slang Words and Phrases We Should All Start Using

Watch 77 People Surf The Same River Wave In France

Book: ‘Rock & Roll’s Hidden Giant,’ by Charlie Gracie (with John A. Jackson)

How to Build an Amazing Surfboard for $75

Architektur nach der Kolonialzeit: Als die Ufos in Afrika landeten

Fish with two mouths caught in Australia

‘Fifty miles out we could smell the pollution’: sailing amid the ocean litter

Keep our oceans healthy!

The Arctic Ocean

Inside the Garbage of the World HD (Theatrical Version)

The Global Ocean Commission’s final report is now available!

Inspectors urge Japan to dump water from Fukushima plant into ocean

Great British Oceans

Indonesia’s Coral Reefs are under Climate Change Threat

The ocean is filling up with plastic, 8 million metric tons per year

How we ruined the oceans