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 11/23/16

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvB6O7SiMc0

 

It’s Not Climate Change ?- ?It’s Everything Change


 

George Takei: “They interned my family. Don’t let them do it to Muslims.” / Boing Boing


 

Grasberg mine in the Indonesian region has been a source of untold wealth for its owners, but local communities say it has brought poverty and oppression

Source: The $100bn gold mine and the West Papuans who say they are counting the cost | Susan Schulman | Global development | The Guardian


 

https://vimeo.com/190232433

Video: Maybe Tomorrow

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0H7g2b-MLQ

 

Researchers used bone collagen (protein) sequences to determine the species of 20 previously unidentifiable bone fragments

Quelle: Britain’s Last Hunter-Gatherers Discovered Using Breakthrough Analysis of Bone Fragments | Lab Manager


 

https://vimeo.com/63782369


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fzhwXXyOo5A

Links for 11/22/16

Had to be done (actually surprised it hasn’t already): Writing about the latest US elections like US media writes about African countries. **Country Crisis Watch** [insert CNN “breaking…

Source: The US elections (and their aftermath), covered as we do African elections | mohamed el dahshan. economist, writer, speaker, compulsive traveller.


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ib5S29Z0-og

 

Trump called climate change a Chinese hoax but he wants a massive seawall around his resort


 

https://vimeo.com/189110917

Will Clay heads out to some less crowded spots in search of empty waves. YOWsurf.com

Source: YOW Surf | Secret Surf Spots – Skate[Slate] TV


 

Source: Retro TV has old-school channel-changing knob


 

Hundreds of thousands of tonnes of tailings from the Grasberg mine end up in the Indonesian province’s Aikwa delta system every day, which the Kamoro tribe say is destroying the landscape on which they rely for food and trade

Quelle: West Papuas verdant heartlands devastated by mine waste – in pictures | Global development | The Guardian

Links for 8/13/16

This is the original yellowish-white and blue fiberglass surfboard that is pictured on the classic Beach Boys album covers for “Surfin’ Safari” (1962) and “Surfer Girl” (1963), as well as in other phot

Source: Array | The Original Beach Boys Surfboard


 

Reflections On Midget:

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

https://vimeo.com/177329643


 

Don’t pee on a jellyfish sting, and other venom no-nos / Boing Boing


 

Four-tuskers, hoe-tuskers, shovel-tuskers, all wiped out by climate change or human – now only a fragment of this family remains

Source: Elephants are the end of a 60 million year lineage – the last of the megaherbivores | Environment | The Guardian


 

West Papua is fighting for independence from Indonesia — but will it win regional solidarity for its efforts?

Source: Good-bye, Indonesia

Links for 5/12/16

Hokule‘a Arrives in Historic Yorktown, Virginia Aloha Charleston! Hokule‘a arrives in South Carolina to participate in the Charleston Outdoor Festival. Honoring Hawai‘i’s Astronauts Inspired by the common values of exploration and protection of our planet, Hokule‘a and Worldwide Voyage crewm…

Source: Malama Honua Worldwide Voyage


 

A U.N. panel said that governments should work towards studying the worst-case global warming scenarios.

Source: Governments Should Study Worst-Case Warming: U.N. | Climate Central


 


 

Where is Captain Cook’s HMS Endeavor? Science can almost tell us!


 

The mass killings in 1965 live on in global emissions from forced forest fires – and through human rights abuses in the palm oil fields

Source: Why today’s global warming has roots in Indonesia’s genocidal past | Joshua Oppenheimer


 

Mekong: a river rising


 

Landmark case may force minister to consider coal’s impact on reef and block new fossil fuel projects

Source: Great Barrier Reef: new chapter opens in the fight to save natural wonder from mining

Links for 5/10/16

Your Water Heater Can Become a High-power Home Battery

No need to rely on the Tesla Powerwall

Source: Popular Science


 

In 1952, French physician Alain Bombard set out to cross the Atlantic on an inflatable raft to prove his theory that a shipwreck victim can stay alive on a diet of seawater, fish, and plankton. In …

Source: Can a castaway survive on fish, plankton, and seawater?


 

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

‘Songs of Consolation,’ performed at Pembroke College Chapel in Cambridge last month, was the first airing in a 1000 years of a medieval tune the way it would have been. …reconstr…

Source: Medieval music recreated and performed for the first time in 1000 years / Boing Boing


 

Star Wars tiki mugs from Mos Eisley Kon-Tiki Bar


 

Bye Bye plastic bags: Sisters’ remarkable fight to rid Bali of rubbish


 

https://vimeo.com/27219433


 

https://vimeo.com/121165063

Links for 4/6/16

Water bottle made of algae by Ari Jansson from Iceland – Ambalaj


 

Migrant workers dumped on islands after being abandoned by boat captains when Indonesia banned foreign fishing

Source: 4,000 foreign fishermen stranded on remote Indonesian islands


 

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

 

We are living in the Anthropocene age, in which human influence on the planet is so profound – and terrifying – it will leave its legacy for millennia. Politicians and scientists have had their say, but how are writers and artists responding to this crisis?

Source: Generation Anthropocene: How humans have altered the planet for ever


 

Despite regular coastal cleanups around the world, the problem of ocean garbage continues. Now, two Australians say they’ve found the solution

Source: Brain wave: the surfers who made a trashcan for the ocean | Guardian Sustainable Business | The Guardian


 

Surfing Publication and Newsagency, we provide surfers all the news, Board Buyers Guide, Contest Reports, Big Wave Events, Airshows, Image Galleries, Shapers, Schools and Camps directories, Surfing magazine, Learning to Surf tips

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events

Links for 3/18/16

Thirty-eight seasons in Indo with the surfer, skipper, and explorer

Source: Interview: Jim Banks | The Surfers Journal


 

Divesting from fossil fuels required breaking a family tradition.

Source: My Oily Heirloom


 

Edward Curtis’ epic portraits of North American indians are a joy. And so too are his pictures of North America’s indigenous peoples dressed in ceremonial masks.

Source: Fantastic Photographs Of North American Indians In Ceremonial Masks (1905-1915) – Flashbak


 

10 track album

Source: Freakout | Trabants


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Z9SjttaHV8

 

Our weekly look at a favorite new typeface. Share yours with us on Twitter and Instagram @AIGAdesign with #TypeTuesday. Name: Phoreus Cherokee Designer: Mark Jamra Foundry: Type Culture Release Date: 2014; version 2.0 in October 2015 Back story: In the summer of 2011, two representatives from

Source: A Typeface Designed to Revive the Endangered Cherokee LanguageEye on Design | Eye on Design

Links for 11/8/15

Source: Giant sculptures made entirely of beach waste to make you rethink plastic use


 

Thousands of the fires raging through the forests of Indonesia were deliberately started to clear land for industrial use. The results have been deadly

Source: Setting a country alight: Indonesia’s devastating forest fires are manmade | Global Development Professionals Network | The Guardian


 

https://vimeo.com/44647548


 

It’s our time to act. Boldly and bravely. It starts with 24 Hours of Reality: The World Is Watching. 24hoursofreality.org #WhyImWatching

Source: 24 Hours of Reality and Live Earth: The World Is Watching | Climate Reality


 

The findings follow a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration study two weeks ago that said the world is in the midst of a third global coral bleaching event.

Source: How we are all contributing to the destruction of coral reefs: Sunscreen – The Washington Post