Links for 4/25/18

‘Mountains and mountains of plastic’: life on Cambodia’s polluted coast


 

Why Indonesia’s Bajau people can stay submerged under water longer than you or me


 

Arabesque for Kenneth Anger (1958 – 61) by Marie Menken


 

The True Story of How Hawaii Became Part of the United States

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Archaeologists discover 81 ancient settlements in the Amazon


 

The Battle for Paradise


 

10,000 People Protested This Proposed Kinder Morgan Pipeline


 

Midcentury-inspired matching clothing by Charles Phoenix

Links for 2/25/28

Bald Eagles Keep Dying Because of Lead Poisoning And No One’s Talking About It


 

Debt for dolphins: Seychelles creates huge marine parks in world-first finance scheme


 

Sprawling Maya network discovered under Guatemala jungle


 

First modern Britons had ‘dark to black’ skin, Cheddar Man DNA analysis reveals


 

Scientists discover ancient Mayan city hidden under Guatemalan jungle


 

Willie Mitchell the Champion (Northern Soul)


 

The wild physics of superblack “bird of paradise” feathers

Links for 11/2/17

Source: New Zealand bird of the year: playful alpine parrot kea soars to victory | Environment | The Guardian


 

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Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

Source: Whales and dolphins have rich ‘human-like’ cultures and societies


 

Source: Plague is spreading at an alarming rate in Madagascar. Yes, plague.  – Vox


 

Source: Siskel & Ebert’s take on “Pulp Fiction” when it first hit theaters (1994) / Boing Boing


 

Source: Syria’s Heritage, and the World’s, that the War Destroyed


 

Links for 9/24/17

Source: Glossing Over a Genocide | East Bay Express


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xAIUKu44hA4

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.

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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


 

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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


 

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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


 

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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


 


 

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


 

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


 

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