Links for 7/2/16

Surfboards. Aloha. Rock n Roll

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events



 

Scientist on honeymoon in Thailand stumbles on ‘horrific-looking’ creature that is the first one known to swim

Source: Giant swimming, venomous centipede discovered by accident in world-first | Environment | The Guardian


 

Your daily guide to all things hip, retro and vintage

Source: Now available: Star Trek Original Series Bluetooth Communicator at Firebox


 

If tests of the 100m-long barrier that collects rubbish on the sea’s surface are successful, it could be deployed at a larger scale in the ‘great Pacific garbage patch’

Source: Dutch prototype clean-up boom brings Pacific plastics solution a step closer | Environment | The Guardian

Links for 5/14/16

Oldest known axe discovered in Australia, claim researchers


 


 

We need a revolt against the fossil fuel industry


 

Amidst lingering smoke from the morning’s ceremony, Garifuna leader Miriam Miranda opened up the space with a welcoming. “We celebrate that you are here with us today to build something real. We don’t want our Sister Berta to become an empty word. We don’t want her name to become just another slogan.”

Source: What Does Justice for Slain Honduran Environmentalist Berta Cáceres Mean? | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community


 

Significant portions of the habitats for loggerhead turtles, right whales, and many other species would be impacted if the Obama administration approves permits for seismic testing.

Source: Loggerhead, Right Whale Breeding Grounds Are Entirely Covered By Atlantic Blasting Area | ThinkProgress


 

Water is at risk in the United States and around the world. Its quality and availability is in peril. Today, nearly one in eight people lack access to adequate supplies of safe drinking water. Globally, water-borne diseases kill more people than tuberculosis or malaria, and five times as many children die of diarrhea than of HIV/AIDS.

Source: Watching Out for Our Water | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

Links for 5/12/16

Hokule‘a Arrives in Historic Yorktown, Virginia Aloha Charleston! Hokule‘a arrives in South Carolina to participate in the Charleston Outdoor Festival. Honoring Hawai‘i’s Astronauts Inspired by the common values of exploration and protection of our planet, Hokule‘a and Worldwide Voyage crewm…

Source: Malama Honua Worldwide Voyage


 

A U.N. panel said that governments should work towards studying the worst-case global warming scenarios.

Source: Governments Should Study Worst-Case Warming: U.N. | Climate Central


 


 

Where is Captain Cook’s HMS Endeavor? Science can almost tell us!


 

The mass killings in 1965 live on in global emissions from forced forest fires – and through human rights abuses in the palm oil fields

Source: Why today’s global warming has roots in Indonesia’s genocidal past | Joshua Oppenheimer


 

Mekong: a river rising


 

Landmark case may force minister to consider coal’s impact on reef and block new fossil fuel projects

Source: Great Barrier Reef: new chapter opens in the fight to save natural wonder from mining

Links for 4/26/16

Enter surfing’s secret garden and get ready for the ride of your life

Source: Enter surfing’s secret garden and get ready for the ride of your life | Richard Williams | Sport | The Guardian


 

Introducing the Bahne Bamboo Tiki Longboard. This is a top of the line 44″ (111.76cm) classic longboard cruiser featuring a multi-ply hard wood maple & beautiful artisan Bamboo deck, rugged aluminum trucks & durable 70mm PU wheels.

Source: Bahne – Bamboo Tiki 44″ Longboard – Bahne Skateboards


 

Authorities are investigating whether pollution is to blame for a spate of mysterious mass fish deaths along the country’s central coast

Source: Vietnam investigates mass fish deaths


 

Links for 3/28/16

Flaws in Government’s Analysis of Offshore Fracking and Acidizing Exposed by Environmental Groups


 

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Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

Scratches And Dents: Keeping Your Guitar Safe On The Road – MTT – Music Think Tank



 


 

Manmade noise is everywhere—even 7 miles under the sea

Source: Mic Drop


 

Links for 3/6/16


 


 

Cáceres, who was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize for her opposition to one of Central America’s biggest hydropower projects, was shot at home

Source: Berta Cáceres, Honduran human rights and environment activist, murdered


 

Forget the spread of ticks and mosquitos. Climate change could be responsible for bigger bites by drawing poisonous snakes northward into a band along the U.S. and Canadian border, as well as southward into wide swaths of South America.

Source: Snakes’ Expanding Habitat Could Bring Their Venom to Surprising Places