Links for 6/18/17

Santa Monica Pier is LA County’s most polluted beach – Curbed LA


 

Hawaii is considering creating a universal basic income


 

Catch of the Week: Surf Shacks – A surfer can never leave the sea behind!


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rivf479bW8Q

Source: The three-minute story of 800,000 years of climate change with a sting in the tail


 

Brian Wilson talks to 6 Musict about playing Pet Sounds in its entirety for the last time

Source: BBC Radio 6 Music


 

India’s Biggest Skateboard Park In This Village Is Challenging The Caste System And Other Odds

Links for 28/3/17

Source: How America’s obsession with hula girls almost wrecked Hawai’i / Boing Boing


 

https://vimeo.com/153814991

Video: Underground Legends – “Odd Todd”

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

Humans Made the Banana Perfect—But Soon, It’ll Be Gone


 

To Save The Economy, We Have To Break Its One Sacred Rule


 

https://vimeo.com/208059829

Source: Surfing set to Indonesian 60’s pop / Boing Boing


 

With much assurance, the radioactive contamination would be contained, the Pacific Ocean is contaminated. Researchers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution are reporting that, Cesium-134, a radioactive chemical that leaked from Fukushima, is being detected…

Source: Officials Admit Radioactive Fish Off U.S. West Coast Have “Disturbing Fingerprint Of Fukushima” – Counter Current News


 

A Most Charming Surf Book – Capital Surfers

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events

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 3/5/17

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 2/12/17

Follow the money: Will Trump repay Putin by ending Russian sanctions and killing the Paris climate deal?

Source: Did Putin help elect Trump to restore $500 billion Exxon oil deal killed by sanctions


 

Is buying something with the click of a mouse worse for the planet than picking it up off the shelf and taking it home yourself? And if it is – would it change the way you shopped?

Source: Online vs offline shopping: which is better for the environment? | DW Environment


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XE3fBMTbmbM

 

I was delighted to see giant basking sharks on a recent trip to Scotland, but such moments of wonder are rare. Creating fishing reserves would allow our oceans to recover – and preserve this incredible feeling

Source: The primal thrill of sharks: the emotional case for rewilding the sea | The Guardian


 

At current rates of deforestation, rainforests will vanish altogether in a century. Stopping climate change will remain an elusive goal unless poor nations are helped to preserve them

Source: We are destroying rainforests so quickly they may be gone in 100 years | The Guardian


 

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

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events

Links for 1/22/17

Source: Mark Zuckerberg sues over 100 Hawaiians to force them to sell them their ancestral land


 

The neuroscience of changing your mind


 

The worst could happen if Colorado River flows fall as low as they were from 2000 to 2005.

Source: Lake Powell could dry up in as little as six years, study says | Local news | tucson.com


 

It was the apogee of ‘yacht rock,’ the ineluctable, smooth sound then dominant in southern California. Slick production, highly melodic music, and clean vocals were the hallmarks of the genre. Thematic concerns ranged from personal ads to margaritas.

Source: The Yacht Rock Counterrevolution | Jacobin

Links for 10/8/16

IF you have a Yahoo account you might want to ditch it after revelations the tech giant created a tool for the US government to scan through people’s private messages. The company had worked with e…

Source: How to delete your Yahoo email account after secret monitoring revelations


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6JX13LwnZss

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yB8rQdAu04g

 

This excellent op-ed piece by ?Ohu Gon  needs to be shared with many. By Sam ‘Ohu Gon September 4, 2016 The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) recently unveiled a groundbreak…

Source: Indigenous Traditions could be New Resource Management Model – Ka’ahele Hawai’i


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vfqkvwW2fs

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuHmJgEC7Qs

 

By reconstructing past global warming and the carbon cycle on Earth 56 million years ago, researchers have used computer modeling to estimate the

Source: Warning from the Past: Future Global Warming Could Be Even Warmer | Lab Manager

Links for 10/6/16

All the rattan and bamboo you can handle

Source: Inside LA’s Incredible New Tiki Palace – Eater LA


 

This mason jar might not be the most interesting picture on the site, but believe us when we say that looks can be deceiving, as what this jar contains is something very, very delicious. The jar is…

Source: DIY Pineapple Rum


 

The century-old faces that would become America, in color.

Source: Astounding colorized photos reveal the faces and fashions of Ellis Island immigrants


 

The Interior Department says Native Hawaiians can now choose whether to form a unified government, which could eventually enter into formal government-to-government relations with the U.S.

Source: Native Hawaiians Now Have A Pathway To Form A Government


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8CvjNxCIO8

 

A Twitter account has been sharing postcards from decades gone by, along with poignant, funny or mysterious snippets of their writers’ messages

Source: Postcard from the past: a nostalgic glimpse into holidays of yesteryear | Art and design | The Guardian


 

Seas At Risk – for the protection & restoration of the marine environment

Source: Seas at Risk – Breaking free from plastic – a global movement is formed


 

Tiki Cocktail Glasses

Links for 10/1/16

Reblogged on WordPress.com

Source: Big Tech’s Latest Artist Relations Debacle: Mass Filings of NOIs to Avoid Paying Statutory Royalties (Part 2) | The Trichordist


 

“We will only know the true consequences of our time in the water 20 years from now.”

Source: Fukushima’s surfers riding on radioactive waves


 

The numbers on global warming are even scarier than we thought.

Source: Recalculating the Climate Math | New Republic


 

By some estimates, the entire population of Native Hawaiians was almost wiped out just a century ago. But now their numbers may be near what they were before their first contact with Europeans.

Source: It Took Two Centuries, But The Native Hawaiian Population May Be Bouncing Back : Code Switch : NPR


 

When archeologist Hiroyuki Miyagi heard that a bunch of ancient Roman and Ottoman coins had been unearthed from the ruins of an old castle in Okinawa, he initially thought it was a hoax.

Source: Ancient Roman coins found in an old Japanese castle – CNN.com


 

Kunststoffmüll verschmutzt die Meere. Tiere verwechseln ihn mit Nahrung und verhungern mit vollem Magen. Nun versucht eine deutsche Insel, ein Zeichen dagegen zu setzen.

Source: Föhr: Die erste plastikfreie Insel Deutschlands? – Gesellschaft – Süddeutsche.de


 

Video: Logging Braziil

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

https://vimeo.com/62821970