Links for 11/1/16

The Maori people stand with Standing Rock Sioux by sending them hakas through Facebook.

Quelle: New Zealand’s Native People Are Showing Their Support For Standing Rock In A Powerful Way | Huffington Post


 

Update Oct 28th 1:20am CDT New video below shows police attacking Oceti Sakowin Treaty Camp with pepper spray, less-lethal rounds used at close range, batons, LRAD, and tazers. Morton County, ND – Over two hundred multi-state law enforcement and National Guard personnel attacked water protectors gathered on unceded 1851 Oceti Sakowin treaty land just north […]

Quelle: Police & Military Attack Oceti Sakowin Treaty Camp – Unicorn Riot


 

“The overlap of fracking chemicals and the chemicals used in conventional drilling is troubling. The water board should have thoroughly studied and assessed this practice before allowing it.”

Quelle: Why Are California Farmers Irrigating Crops With Oil Wastewater?


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Fo135WRxKE

 

This San Diego community is allowing people to swap their firearms for longboards. But will it be enough to stem gun violence in the US?

Quelle: Trading in guns for skateboards, no questions asked


 

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lM60JV0ZtU

Links for 10/20/16

A new study by Belgian scientists has decided to test the mutual benefits of beer and music.

Source: Lab Times online: Editorial – A Perfect Combination


 

We all know that our LGC Russian Ambassador Kate Voynova is a beast. What we didn’t know is that her boyfriend Timur shreds too. Check out their new video

Source: LGC Russia’s Kate Voynova – Autumn Longboarding » Blog Archive » Longboard Girls Crew


 

Vivienne Westwood: Hillarys evil | CNBC International – YouTube


 

The foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, says he does not know what the Commonwealth flag looks like

Source: Boris Johnson unfamiliar with Commonwealth flag – video | Politics | The Guardian


 

US biologist Ryan Killackey spent seven years filming a polemical account of a remote forest community under pressure from US and Chinese oil companies

Source: Yasuni Man film is an intimate portrait of a beautiful land under siege for its oil | World news | The Guardian


 

The Center for Biological Diversity today urged the Canadian government to reject Kinder Morgan’s proposal to build a 613-mile pipeline so it can transport dirty Alberta tar sands oil to the United States and China. The pipeline would run from Edmonton, Alberta to Burnaby, British Columbia, where the oil would be loaded onto tankers and shipped through critical habitat for endangered Southern Resident killer whales, a species with fewer than 85 individual animals left.

Source: Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project in Canada Threatens Critically Endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community


 

https://vimeo.com/177967046

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-KH10WGluI

Links for 10/5/16

Spill 46 miles off Shetland is being monitored by air and said to be heading away from land and dispersing

Source: BP platform leaks 95 tonnes of oil into North Sea | Environment | The Guardian


 

Nations on the North Atlantic, Mediterranean and Black Seas have decided to bolster their tsunami warning systems by giving France, Greece, Italy and Turkey a regionwide alert role.

Source: Europe to strengthen tsunami alert system – UNISDR


 


 

Video: Johnny Depp, Harry Roach & Surfing

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

 

Hydrofoil surfing on open ocean swells

Source: Hydrofoil surfing on open ocean swells


 

Entdecken Sie das thematische Angebot von ARTE rund um Wissenschaft, Medizin und neue Technologien: ein origineller Blick auf die Welt von heute und morgen.

Source: Plastik in unseren Meeren | Wissenschaft, Umwelt, Technologie | ARTE Future


 

Earth’s wilderness decimated


 

Introduction Five years ago, I met Professor John Sweeney. At the time, Sweeney was the head of the Centre for Climate change in Maynooth. He is now emeritus. Sweeney has also been the IPCC represe…

Source: How climate change is rapidly taking the planet apart. Part 2: amplifying feedbacks, divestment


 

Ominous music in shark videos makes people more negative about the fish

Links for 2/11/16

A division of UnderConsideration, cataloguing the underrated creativity of menus from around the world.

Source: Art of the Menu: Continental Miami


 

The White House just stopped new coal leases on federal land – a huge step for our climate. Urge him to do the same for the Gulf! (46320 signatures on petition)

Source: Petition: New Lease on Life: Ask the President to end new oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico


 

Cocktail Chemistry explains the drink’s mechanics: you create an iceball using a cheap latex ice-sphere mold, melt a hole in the top with a soldering iron and extract the water from inside wi…

Source: A cocktail inside a hollow ball of ice that you shatter to drink


 

Links for 12/4/15

Marshall Islands fights for climate action in Paris as sea level rise swallows the island nation

Source: Marshall Islands push for climate action in Paris


 

Explosion killed 11 workers, spewed 134 million gallons of oil, and fouled the coastline.

Source: Manslaughter charges dropped in BP spill case—nobody from BP will go to prison


 

The fate of 70 million people rests on the Mekong river. With crucial UN climate talks in Paris next week, John Vidal journeys down south-east Asia’s vast waterway and meets people affected by climate change, dams, deforestation and urbanisation

Source: The Mekong river: stories from the heart of the climate crisis


 

This [NSFW] 1968 anti-war animated film by Disney legend Ward Kimball is as timely as ever

Source: This [NSFW] 1968 anti-war animated film by Disney legend Ward Kimball is as timely as ever / Boing Boing

Links for 11/16/15

The chemical sprayed on the 2010 BP oil spill may not have helped crucial petroleum-munching microbes get rid of the slick, a new study suggests.

Source: Study: Dispersants did not help oil degrade in BP spill


 

The global environment collapses as in the pursuit of short-term growth, humanity overruns natural ecosystems including the atmosphere that make Earth

Source: Biosphere Collapse: The Biggest Economic Bubble Ever | EcoInternet – Earth Blog


 

https://vimeo.com/47489302


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D2vaVSU5xj4

Links for 10/17/15

Get essential tools and recipes for the at-home bartender with this set from MakersKit


 
Genocide, not genes: indigenous peoples’ genetic alcoholism is a racist myth


 
Shaken: cocktail kits by mail


 
Ocean life or acid trip? Photos of psychedelic jellyfish


 

Nestle–that’s who. And they’re profiting big time. Watch the movie and take action.

Source: Guess Who’s Illegally Occupying Public Land in California?


 

Where have all the tuna gone, and where are all the cod?

Source: Popular Science


 

Beat the microbead is an international campaign against plastic microbeads in cosmetics.

Source: Beat the Microbead – Beat the Microbead


 

I’m well aware that with Paris looming it’s time to be hopeful, and I’m willing to try. Even amid the record heat and flooding of the present, there are good signs for the future in the rising climate movement and the falling cost of solar. But before we get to past and present there’s some past to be reckoned with, and before we get to hope there’s some deep, blood-red anger.

Source: Exxon’s Climate Lie: ‘No Corporation Has Ever Done Anything This Big or Bad’ | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community


 

#NoAdriaticDrilling Croatia! – Citizens say NO to @VladaRH Adriatic #fossilfuel plans for Croatia #COP21

Source: #NoAdriaticDrilling Croatia! – HeadTalker