Links for 3/19/17

The Carbon Bubble is about to pop / Boing Boing


 

New Zealand river granted same legal rights as human being | World news | The Guardian


 

https://vimeo.com/78162825


 

The health of the Great Barrier Reef has entered “uncharted territory” after researchers found there had been mass coral bleaching for two summers in a row for the first time in history.

Source: Great Barrier Reef suffers historic ‘back-to-back’ mass coral bleaching – 9news.com.au


 

Okeanos Explorer | Expeditions | NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer: 2017 American Samoa Expedition: Suesuega o le Moana o Amerika Samoa | Daily Updates | Dive 06: Cosmic Jellyfish


 

In India, 6,000 tonnes of plastic waste lies uncollected every day. Some of this washes up in Tamil Nadu state where it pollutes and contaminates the food and water of communities living along the Bay of Bengal

Source: Plastic pollution blights Bay of Bengal – in pictures | Global development | The Guardian

Links for 11/1/16

The Maori people stand with Standing Rock Sioux by sending them hakas through Facebook.

Quelle: New Zealand’s Native People Are Showing Their Support For Standing Rock In A Powerful Way | Huffington Post


 

Update Oct 28th 1:20am CDT New video below shows police attacking Oceti Sakowin Treaty Camp with pepper spray, less-lethal rounds used at close range, batons, LRAD, and tazers. Morton County, ND – Over two hundred multi-state law enforcement and National Guard personnel attacked water protectors gathered on unceded 1851 Oceti Sakowin treaty land just north […]

Quelle: Police & Military Attack Oceti Sakowin Treaty Camp – Unicorn Riot


 

“The overlap of fracking chemicals and the chemicals used in conventional drilling is troubling. The water board should have thoroughly studied and assessed this practice before allowing it.”

Quelle: Why Are California Farmers Irrigating Crops With Oil Wastewater?


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Fo135WRxKE

 

This San Diego community is allowing people to swap their firearms for longboards. But will it be enough to stem gun violence in the US?

Quelle: Trading in guns for skateboards, no questions asked


 

https://vimeo.com/184969504

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Links for 8/9/16

This popular drink isn’t far removed from its warm-weather buddies, and it’s all you’ll want to drink during the Rio Olympic Games

Source: How to make a caipirinha, the Brazilian cocktail that could unseat the margarita | Life and style | The Guardian


 

On a suburban beach scores of volunteers take on mountains of waste and years of apathy in India’s most populous city

Source: Modern life doesnt have to be rubbish: helping Mumbai clean up its act | World news | The Guardian


 

This needs to stop. Like now.

Source: Stealing Sand: The Theft of California’s Coast


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFdnbkpkJ6w

 

“This phenomenon can vary sea level by as much as 10 cm along the Colombian and Venezuelan coast,” researcher

Source: Caribbean Sea Acts Like a Whistle Which Can Be `Heard’ from Space | Lab Manager


 

New Zealand: Earth’s Mythical Islands – in pictures