Links for 7/7/17

The Archivist: The Aquatic Ape | The Surfers Journal


 

Has Keystone XL Become Obsolete?


 

Sabine Jessen discusses Trudeau’s plans to increase offshore oil exploration that undermine oceans protection commitments Canada has made.

Source: Canada Undermines Targets for Protecting Oceans by Increasing Oil Exploration


 

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

 

Journey-based charts from the past can help us track the progression of transportation technology.

Source: Atlas Obscura


 

Mexico markets Trump themed tp, proceeds help migrants

Source: Boing Boing


 

Yet another white guy cast in a non-white starring role

 

Links for 4/10/17

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2EdXpI4-Fcc

Source: New Disney World dress shop is perfect for Disney-bounding


 

The fundamental unit of biology is not the self, but the network — and this view has practical consequences, says David George Haskell, author of The Song of Trees.

Source: David George Haskell Explores Life’s Network’s In ‘The Song of Trees’ 


 

The American expats breaking up indigenous communities on the Mexican ‘Riviera’ | Global Development Professionals Network


 

Our planet’s temperature is rising, but there are things you can do to help.

Source: Climate Change List


 

Baxter Dynasty


 

Stopping global warming is only way to save Great Barrier Reef, scientists warn


 

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: 100 Percent Clean Electricity for California

Links for 12/26/16

Incoming president Donald Trump’s climate change denial has environmentalists worried. But California is proving that local efforts can achieve real progress – independent of Washington.

Source: California to trump federal plans with local climate action


 

Ten years of effort finally paid off for Las Vegas. The city government has gone entirely green, and 200 more cities want to do the same.

Source: Las Vegas’s city government is now powered by 100% renewable energy, and more cities will follow


 

Source: In 1906, He Snaps A Quick Photo. What He Captures? Chilling…


 

Cahokia was bigger than Paris—then it was completely abandoned. I went there to find out why.

Source: Finding North America’s lost medieval city


 

Impact of dams on climate change has been underestimated, researchers warn, as rotting vegetation creates 25% more methane than previously thought

Source: Hydroelectric dams emit a billion tonnes of greenhouse gases a year, study finds | Global development | The Guardian


 

Tesla’s new line of energy-harvesting roof tiles are a key part of Elon Musk’s plan to make solar sexy.

Source: Tesla Unveils its New Line of Camouflaged Solar Panels


 

https://vimeo.com/54427714

Links for 8/29/16

Ten Clear Signs Our Climate Is Changing | Climate Reality


 

A California biotech company receives funding to commercialise algae-based prawns, in an attempt to get people switching to more sustainable diets

Source: Synthetic prawns: a bid to make ‘seafood’ that’s sustainable and slavery-free | Environment | The Guardian


 

Hi-tech imaging has revealed exceptionally rare manuscript overlaid by 16th-century deerhide document held at Oxford University

Source: Hidden codex may reveal secrets of life in Mexico before Spanish conquest | Science | The Guardian


 

Long before Columbus reached the Americas, Cahokia was the biggest, most cosmopolitan city north of Mexico. Yet by 1350 it had been deserted by its native inhabitants the Mississippians – and no one is sure why

Source: Lost cities #8: mystery of Cahokia – why did North America’s largest city vanish? | Cities | The Guardian


 

Sound Explosion! Inside LA’s Sound Factory With The Wrecking Crew by . For Wreck-heads everywhere. Record Collector is the world’s leading authority on rare and collectable records

Source: Sound Explosion! Inside LA’s Sound Factory With The Wrecking Crew – Record Collector Magazine


 

Source: Mory Madness: An Obsession – Electric Deer Guitarworks

Links for 5/22/16

From 1820 to 2013, 79 million people obtained lawful permanent resident status in the United States. The interactive map below visualizes all of them based on their prior country of residence. The brightness of a country corresponds to its total migration to the U.S. at the given time. Use the controls at the bottom to stop / […]

Source: Here’s Everyone Who’s Immigrated to the U.S. Since 1820 – Metrocosm


 

Surfing in Palestine: pleasure-seekers of the occupied territories


 


 


 

Avalon 1964, With Midget Farrelly and Bobby Brown

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

Australia’s world heritage site is the largest living thing on Earth. But warm water driven by El Niño is bleaching the reef, and a recent report calls for it to be listed as in danger

Source: Great Barrier Reef: the scale of bleaching has the most sober scientists worried

Links for 3/2/16

The Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal to be signed in New Zealand this Thursday is a toxic deal that would give dangerous new powers to the fossil fuel industry and pose a serious harm to the climate, according to the global climate campaign 350.org.

Source: Toxic Trans-Pacific Partnership is a Climate Disaster | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community


 

La música a gogo suena sin parar hasta el amanecer en Tijuana, sin importar que haya una pelea o que los meseros tengan que sacar arrastrando a un chico borracho y dejarlo en la banqueta.

Source: Los mods mexicanos están redefiniendo Tijuana | VICE | México


 

Source: Tricked out final rides: Vintage hearses from around the world | Dangerous Minds


 

Film-maker Angus Macqueen had extraordinary access to one of the last uncontacted indigenous peoples for his new documentary. Here he tells of the struggles they now face on the border of Brazil and Peru

Source: Why are the lost tribes now emerging from the Amazon?

Links for 2/16/16

Fatboy’s $250 “picnic lounge” is a 9’x 7?, weather-resistant, picnic/beach blanket with a built-in pocket (inside the Fatboy logo-tag). (via Geekologie)

Source: Picnic/beach blanket that looks like a knotted rug / Boing Boing


 

Prof Antonella Sorace says children should be encouraged to learn less common languages to prevent them from dying out

Source: Preserve rare languages to spread benefits of multilingualism, says expert | Science | The Guardian


 

It started with an email from a source at Interpol. The subject line of the email said: “Brace yourself.” Attached to the email was a video that showed four men at sea, swimming frantic…

Source: A Murder at Sea. Caught on Camera. Will Anyone Investigate?


 

Though remains of 19 bodies were found at dump, investigators said no physical evidence supports attorney general’s claim that students were incinerated there

Source: Forensic experts reject Mexico’s claim that criminals burned missing students | World news | The Guardian


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ADtgbABmG18&feature=youtube_gdata