Links for 9/24/17

Source: Glossing Over a Genocide | East Bay Express


 

Source: Have Your Sei


 

According to University of Texas at Austin professor Raj Patel, an expert in ecology and food systems, our demand for meat is driving the sixth mass extinction. Patel is one of many leading academics who contemplate declaring a new age on Earth, called the Anthropocene, since “the fossils of soon-to-be extinct animals will form a line in the rocks of the future.”

Source: How Factory Farming Is Driving the Sixth Mass Extinction (Video) | Alternet


 

Source: Cutting Room: The Caretaker of Intangible Ingredients | The Surfers Journal


 

Source: Climate change will likely wreck their livelihoods – but they still dont buy the science | US news | The Guardian


 

Source: Top 4 Easy Ways For Your Band To Go Green  – MTT – Music Think Tank


 

It happened – an old dj fav of mine in a skate video.


 


 

Source: Maker Update #46: Make an Rapa Nui 3D printed bobblehead / Boing Boing


 

Links for 6/24/17

The Shocking Doomsday Maps Of The World And The Billionaire Escape Plans


 

A place called hope: the tiny island on the frontline of US-China tensions


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-DRbgYLhc4Y

How Matchbox cars were made in 1965

Source: Boing Boing


 

With a forgotten temple city, Myanmar hopes to strike tourism gold


 

On the Water: 10 Favorite Places on European Rivers, Lakes and Coastlines


 

How Beauty Evolves – The Atlantic

Links for 5/23/17

Sir Roger Moore, 1927-2017

Source: Sir Roger Moore, 1927-2017 / Boing Boing


 

The Nightmare Scenario for Florida’s Coastal Homeowners – Bloomberg


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNW0Zp4uOeE

 

The major influences on ocean chemistry today are hydrothermal flow (hot water that has circulated through the crust) and surface weathering (the river transport of material eroded from land into the ocean)

Source: Life in Ancient Oceans Enabled by Erosion from Land | Lab Manager


 

Links for 2/24/17

New Zealand Duke Festival – the Program, the Party

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

What is ‘cultured meat’ and how can it address the most pressing global problems? Let us introduce you to some of the brilliant minds behind it.

Source: How can Cultured Meat solve World Hunger and Global Warming?


 

Police brutality against protesters is reminiscent of civil-rights battles like Selma. And the state has borrowed millions to fund it.

Source: Taxpayer-Funded Horror at Standing Rock – The Daily Beast


 

It’s up to progressives to fight back against this idiocy-promoting rhetoric and save the Earth

Source: Climate scepticism is a far-right badge of honour – even in sweltering Australia | Opinion | The Guardian


 

Tiny, poor, diabetes-wracked Pacific island nations want to ban junk food, despite risk of WTO retaliation

Source: Tiny, poor, diabetes-wracked Pacific island nations want to ban junk food, despite risk of WTO retaliation


 

Growing alternatives to petroleum-based packaging

Source: Case Studies


 

Sky Ocean Rescue


 

Landscape architect Kristina Hill focuses on helping cities adapt to climate change, particularly sea level rise. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, she discusses the challenges, solutions, and costs of saving cities from encroaching oceans.

Source: Rethinking Urban Landscapes To Adapt to Rising Sea Levels – Yale E360


 

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

How to turn old plastic bottles into 56 different items

Source: How to turn old plastic bottles into 56 different items / Boing Boing

Links for 1/21/17

The Silicon Valley founders of the Seasteading Institute have falsely promoted themselves for some time as philanthropists.

Source: Helen Razer: Seasteading Institute a taxless safe space for rich, white men


 

The logic that maximizing GDP, which is just the summation of all goods and services exchanged for money, will somehow lead to a better world for all is so obviously flawed, yet it continues to be held in high regard by almost every mainstream economist.

Source: Globalization Makes No Sense


 

From cutting down on meat to contacting your local representatives and investing in clean energy, here are 15 ways to help reduce global carbon emissions

Source: How to reduce your carbon footprint #GlobalWarning | Environment | The Guardian


 

https://vimeo.com/54822465


 

Jerome and Evelyn Ackerman – Wikipedia


 

Jonathan Taplin’s new book demonstrates how intellectual property has been hijacked by Facebook, Amazon and Google.

Source: Peter Bart: Content Creators Robbed Blind By Apple, Google, Facebook | Deadline


 

Listen/Download – Funky16Corners Pays Tribute to Billy Miller from the WFMU Rock and Soul Ichiban Stream 1/1/17 MP3

Source: Funky16Corners » Funky16Corners Pays Tribute to Billy Miller


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUwmA3Q0_OE

Source: 200,000 years of human population growth in 5 minutes


 

This water-resistant charger is powered by the sun

Links for 12/18/16

The best guitar necks are made of mahogany, and the most sustainable guitar companies are finding innovative ways to source the wood without destroying its stock.

Source: Building a Sustainable Guitar: Mahogany | World Resources Institute


 

The Natural Resources Defense Council works to safeguard the earth – its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.

Source: Latin America Green News: 12/2 – 12/15 | NRDC


 

https://vimeo.com/190980246

Video: Basque Beachbreak
Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

Ta’u island in American Samoa will rely on solar panels and Tesla batteries as they do away with diesel generators

Source: South Pacific island ditches fossil fuels to run entirely on solar power | Environment | The Guardian


 

100% Skateboarding Magazine, including longboarding. “The ride is the reward”

Source: Concrete Wave Magazine


 

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) sent a letter to President Barack Obama Friday requesting he intervene to protect Native Americans peacefully protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Quelle: Sanders Calls on President to Intervene in Dakota Access Pipeline Dispute – Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont


 

The Jersey Shore circa 1905. “In the surf at Asbury Park.” Having a wonderful time; wish we were still here. 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative.

Quelle: Landing Party: 1905 | Shorpy Historic Picture Archive


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9YecNqdr6ZY

The Trans-Pacific Partnership will undermine the ability of countries to control polluting and extractive industries, says Ben Lilliston

Source: TPP Will Effectively Kill Climate Treaties

Links for 12/11/16

Companies and individuals have a duty to recycle everything possible and to create and use more sustainable packaging

Source: Modern life is rubbish: we dont need all this packaging | Guardian Sustainable Business | The Guardian


 

After many young people fled in the face of worsening droughts, tropical storms, coral bleaching, coastal inundation and flooding, some are choosing to return

Source: Despite climate change exodus, some Marshall Islanders head back home | World news | The Guardian


 

Video: Band of Frequencies – Men of Wood & Foam

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

Source: Santa Monica’s lost Googie diner may reopen


 

https://vimeo.com/63958057


 

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

Links for 10/14/16

Post anything (from anywhere!), customize everything, and find and follow what you love. Create your own Tumblr blog today.

Source: contemporama : Photo


 

Source: contemporama : Photo


 

As Hurricane Matthew hits Florida, it has already left hundreds dead and tens of thousands displaced in Haiti.

Source: IRIN | Haiti hurricane toll soars


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hyI_dM5cGo

 


https://vimeo.com/183086822

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events

 


Source: Vince Taylor: The leather messiah who inspired Ziggy Stardust | Dangerous Minds

 


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIzQU_55TRI

 

A short history of cops telling women what to wear at the beach

Links for 10/13/16

The third in a series of international conferences focussed on invasive alien species (IAS) on islands, their impact and management.

Source: Island Invasives Conference, 2017


 

Military-style troops confronted Dakota Access water defenders recently, underscoring the common narrative U.S. tribes share with the world’s Indigenous Peoples.

Source: Standing Rock Joins the World’s Indigenous Fighting for Land and Life by Jenni Monet — YES! Magazine


 

https://vimeo.com/184928069

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Post anything (from anywhere!), customize everything, and find and follow what you love. Create your own Tumblr blog today.

Source: contemporama : Photo


 

 

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

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Source: OSTRICH – Alternative Longboards


 

The Fukushima nuclear disaster has contaminated the world’s largest ocean in only five years and it’s still leaking 300 tons of radioactive waste every day.

Source: Fukushima Radiation Has Contaminated The Entire Pacific Ocean (And It’s Going To Get Worse) | Zero Hedge


 

Giant collection of fishing nets, plastic containers and other discarded items called a ‘ticking time bomb’ as large items crumble into micro plastics

Source: ‘Great Pacific garbage patch’ far bigger than imagined, aerial survey shows | Environment | The Guardian


 

Scientists simulate tiny bacteria-powered ‘windfarm’


 

Experts say human impact on Earth so profound that Holocene must give way to epoch defined by nuclear tests, plastic pollution and domesticated chicken

Source: The Anthropocene epoch: scientists declare dawn of human-influenced age | Science | The Guardian


 

I was fortunate to meet up with Joe Davies during my recent trip to Jersey, Channel Islands. This is a short edit filmed during the few hours that the waves cooperated.

Sam Hanks

Source: Joe Davies / Jersey