Links for 4/30/17

Peruvian songstress Yma Sumac, a pioneer of exotic, was a legend. That legend was built in Los Angeles.

Source: On the trail of Yma Sumac: The exotica legend came from Peru, but her career was all Hollywood – LA Times


 

“We’re being overwhelmed by our waste.”

Source: How The Oceans Became Choked With Plastic


 

The Archivist: Wild At Heart | The Surfers Journal


 

Self-Sustainable Lifestyles are Becoming Illegal | Homestead Guru


 

Tiki bar site Critiki has named Portland’s Hale Pale as the third best tiki bar in the entire world—for the second year in the row.

Source: Portland Bar Named the Number 3 Tiki Bar in the World – Willamette Week


 

André Staltz – An off-grid social network


 

Il compositore, direttore d’orchestra e arrangiatore Alessandro Alessandroni è morto a Roma. Aveva da poco compiuto 92 anni. Celebre il suo

Source: Addio ad Alessandro Alessandroni, il ‘fischio’ western più famoso del mondo – Musica – Spettacoli – Repubblica.it


 

Dublin’s Science Gallery hosted an evening of talks by Sea for Society featuring people whose lives revolve around the ocean.

Source: Sea for Society: Surfers Against Sewage and the Science of Ireland’s Water – HeadStuff

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 4/9/17

Takers. Of the free resources. Such as clean air. Takers of money, too. Same guys. Duh.

Source: Money to burn: As the wealthy get wealthier, carbon emissions grow in US states


 

California towns are winning David. v. Goliath battles with oil companies.

Source: Small California Towns Are Facing Off Against Oil Companies — And Winning | naked capitalism


 

https://vimeo.com/211330469

Watch skateboard stunts on rooftops of New York

Source: Watch skateboard stunts on rooftops of New York / Boing Boing


 

Cutting Room: Cover Peripherals | The Surfers Journal


 

Ice age art in Indonesia reveals how spiritual life transformed en route to Australia | Science | The Guardian


 

In President Trump’s America, Quentin Tarantino might not have been.

Source: What Does the NEA Fund? – 7 Famous Movies Funded by the NEA


 

Will Amazon Destroy More US Jobs Than China? | naked capitalism


 


 

Now we’ll know what the government thought about climate change when it still believed in it.

Source: You Can Now Access The EPA Website As It Existed Before Trump | Co.Exist | ideas + impact

Links for 3/16/17

Who was Australia’s first surfer? A century-old tale of sailors, spectators and a Duke | Sport | The Guardian


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z45h3U1H7kU

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

California has the nation’s highest poverty rate, when factoring in cost-of-living | PolitiFact California


 

Source: Bill Campbell-Weird-Oh’s artist. in Final Farewells Forum


 

Mozambique Surfing travel guide Mozambique surf spot + forum for surfing in Mozambique


 

It seems to me as if prophecies of Trump have been built into the culture, perhaps by the aliens who seeded us on Earth

Source: Full of nuts, watching a 70s western, I saw America’s future… | Stewart Lee | Opinion | The Guardian

Links for 3/8/17

Steve McQueen’s long missing ‘Bullitt’ Mustang found / Boing Boing


 

I pledge to stand in resistance to Donald Trump’s assault on America’s clean air, clean water, climate, wildlife, civil rights, reproductive rights, gender and racial equality, and freedom of speech and religion.

Source: Pledge of Resistance to Donald Trump’s Assault on America’s Environment, Democracy and Civil Rights


 

Iron dissolved by air pollution may increase ocean potential to trap carbon


 

https://vimeo.com/62711832


 

Defend California from Federal and Civil Rights Rollbacks | NRDC

 

Links for 3/5/17

After the fires killed 11 and devastated vast swaths of land in January many are asking if subsidised timber plantations are to blame

Source: Did Pinochet-era deregulation cause Chile’s worst-ever wildfires? | World news | The Guardian


 

Mozambique Surf Guide | GoSurfAfrica


 

“Awful,” says writer and painter Ben Shattuck – but in the good way.

Source: What’s It Like to Be the Artist-in-Residence at America’s Least Visited National Park? | NRDC


 

Climate change: Apocalypse by 1000 cuts


 

“I’m glad I packed extra anti-depressants on this trip.” – Mark Cunningham

Source: Jack Johnson’s Film On Ocean Plastic Pollution | The Inertia


 

Housed in a memorial lighthouse, this museum relays the history of surfing, beginning with the antics of royal Hawaiian teenagers.

Source: How Surfing Was Brought to Santa Cruz By Three Teenage Hawaiian Princes

Links for 2/26/17

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mRvtw6-smG8

 

And it won’t soon be forgotten.

Source: The Standing Rock Fire Is Visible All Over the United States


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFeoS41xe7w

James Baldwin trounces William F. Buckley (1965)

Source: James Baldwin trounces William F. Buckley (1965)

You surely do notice the absence of a native in the discussion.


 

The Lost Journals of Peter Troy from TSJ 20.4.

Source: The Archivist: World Tour | The Surfers Journal


 

West Hollywood honors the era of the Sunset Strip’s heyday

Source: These Rare Vintage Photos of the Sunset Strip Will Transport You to the 1960s – Los Angeles Magazine


 

Patagonia Makes Things Political With Outdoor Retailer Show In Utah


 

https://youtu.be/N-Y2IjMrgf8

The faster-than-expected melt of the Greenland ice sheet is yet another example of climate models proving to be too conservative.

Source: Greenland Ice Sheet Melting 600 Percent Faster Than Predicted by Current Models | naked capitalism

Links for 2/19/17

Dem Häuptlingssohn, bestaunt im kolonialen Menschenzoo, gelang ein rasanter Aufstieg. Martin Dibobe kam 1896 aus Kamerun nach Berlin. Er wurde Schlosser, Zugführer, Beamter. Und Vorkämpfer für die Rechte der Afrikaner.

Source: Martin Dibobe, preußischer Afro-Sozi: Black Power im Kaiserreich


 

Can Preservationists Save L.A.’s Late Modernist Landmarks? – Architecture Lab


 

When strong winds prevented filmmaker Jo Ruxton from sending a submarine to her chosen recording location off the coast of Marseille, she was naturally nervous.

Source: Our seas have become a plastic graveyard – but can technology turn the tide?


 

That Sushi May Contain a Tract-Invading Parasitic Tapeworm


 

Carbon Tracker Initiative’s Luke Sussams says the dropping costs of renewable energy could see global demand for oil and coal peak by 2020

Source: Solar Created More Jobs in 2016 Than Oil, Gas and Coal Combined


 

Despite having celebrated a victory against the corporation who was constructing the Dakota Access Pipeline, water protectors everywhere might be having to head out into the freezing cold once again to defend the sacred land and valuable waterways. This is because President Donald Trump is expected to go forward with plans to sign an executive

Source: Trump to Sign Executive Order Pushing Through Construction of DAPL & Keystone XL Pipeline – The Ring of Fire Network

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