Links for 11/4/15

Move allowing state to build shelter for families more quickly comes after officials clear one of largest homeless encampments in US

Source: Hawaii governor declares state of emergency amid homelessness crisis




Three’s usually a crowd.

Source: Magicseaweed Photo of the Day of



Today, nearly 20 food, farming, public health and environmental organizations submitted a letter in support of the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment’s (OEHHA’s) determination to list glyphosate as a substance known to the State of California to cause cancer under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (aka Proposition 65).

Source: Public Interest Groups Support California Intent to Label Glyphosate Carcinogenic | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

Links for 10/10/15

Ghostly underwater images capture the third global coral-bleaching event in less than two decades

Source: Ghostly underwater images capture the third global coral-bleaching event in less than two decades


Color photos from Brazil seven decades ago, when the beautiful, troubled nation was enduring “growing pains” not dissimilar to what it’s going through today.

Source: Brazil in the Fifties: Portrait of a Beautiful, Troubled Country | TIME


A third global bleaching of coral reefs is underway following a massive and persistent underwater heatwave

Source: World’s oceans facing biggest coral die-off in history, scientists warn


They’re homing in on the gigantic Thwaites Glacier, which is bigger than Pennsylvania.

Source: Scientists declare an ‘urgent’ mission – study West Antarctica, and fast



Source: Near-Total Meltdown of Fukushima Reactor 2 Confirmed


The Kermadec ocean sanctuary, in the South Pacific and spanning 620,000 sq km, expands an existing reserve surrounding the Kermadec Islands

Source: New Zealand’s new ocean sanctuary will be one of world’s largest protected areas

Links for 2/25/15

Conservation, Education and Research in French Polynesia

Reef Oasis Found in Depths of Murky Iraqi Waters

Googie Architecture in Los Angeles Part 2

Googie Architecture in Los Angeles Part 1

Daily chart

10 Reasons Surfing Improves Humanity

How Las Vegas Went From Classy To Trashy

26 Beatnik Slang Words and Phrases We Should All Start Using

Watch 77 People Surf The Same River Wave In France

Book: ‘Rock & Roll’s Hidden Giant,’ by Charlie Gracie (with John A. Jackson)

How to Build an Amazing Surfboard for $75

Architektur nach der Kolonialzeit: Als die Ufos in Afrika landeten

Fish with two mouths caught in Australia

‘Fifty miles out we could smell the pollution’: sailing amid the ocean litter

Keep our oceans healthy!

The Arctic Ocean

Inside the Garbage of the World HD (Theatrical Version)

The Global Ocean Commission’s final report is now available!

Inspectors urge Japan to dump water from Fukushima plant into ocean

Great British Oceans

Indonesia’s Coral Reefs are under Climate Change Threat

The ocean is filling up with plastic, 8 million metric tons per year

How we ruined the oceans