Links for 1/22/16

8 track album

Source: AL ZMAN SAIB | Habibi Funk Records


 


 

Vultures wearing GoPros are patrolling Lima’s skies for polluters—and saving the city from itself

Source: From Zero to Hero


 

Scientists find that the world’s oceans are storing vastly more heat than before.

Source: This is where 90 percent of global warming is going – The Washington Post


 


 

Source: Holy shit: Scarfolk TV is coming | Dangerous Minds


 

The Beatles’ Revolution 9 brought experimental music to a global audience, but their radio soundworld wouldn’t have been possible without Stockhausen’s ‘music of the whole world’

Source: Crackle goes pop: how Stockhausen seduced the Beatles

Links for 12/2/15


 

Opponents of $250m project on island Barbuda say the government is trampling on citizens’ rights by approving project under new celebrity-incentive law

Source: Robert De Niro’s plan for Caribbean mega-resort opposed by island residents


 

Bruce’s Beach and the Inkwell served as sites of leisure, agency, community, and controversy, and demonstrate the complex racial history of the Golden State.

Source: Fighting for Leisure: African Americans, Beaches, and Civil Rights in Early 20th Century L.A.


 

Come explore these corals in 3D (no SCUBA certification required)

Source: Corals, Now Playing in 3D

Links for 11/29/15

All images courtesy Joanna Bird Gallery unless otherwise noted As a child, Danish artist Steffen Dam loved poring over his grandparents’ collection of scientific books and cabinets of insects. This fascination of how we catalogue and understand the natural world followed through to his artisti

Source: Exquisite Marine Life Specimens Imagined in Glass by Steffen Dam


 

Nurtured by three generations of African Americans with a shared vision of economic self-empowerment, the patronage of black businesses, the cultivation of black arts, and the maintenance of a public commons for political discourse, Leimert Park is not just the crown jewel of black Los Angeles, it is its center.

Source: The Center Can Hold: Leimert Park and Black Los Angeles


 


 

Jeff Goldblum explains the Clean Power Plan to “reptilian nincompoops” (aka fossil fuel execs)

Source: Don’t Be Garbage People

… and don’t be a tool of garbage people, I’d like to add.


 

These 10 business leaders show how fighting climate change is good for everyone’s bottom line

Source: The onEarth 10


 

Dewey Weber’s 22nd Street Cutback Becomes History Written In Bronze – the Full Story

Links for 11/26/15

Indigenous groups survive in isolation in Peru, including the Mascho Piro, who in recent months have begun reaching out. But some worry about the consequences: ‘If they live with us, they risk losing everything they ever knew’

Source: Why has this Amazonian tribe suddenly started to make contact with outsiders?


 

Experts highlight threat to lesser-known apes and mokeys from large-scale habitat destruction and illegal wildlife trade

Source: More than half of the world’s primates on endangered species list


 


 

Climate Central has created an interactive, zip-searchable map of the U.S. to show the local consequences of high vs. low carbon emissions.

Source: Mapping Choices: Which sea level will we lock in?

Links for 11/6/15

A great tract of Earth is on fire and threatened species are being driven out of their habitats. This is a crime against humanity and nature

Source: Indonesia is burning. So why is the world looking away? | George Monbiot | Comment is free | The Guardian


 

Law of Mother Earth expected to prompt radical new conservation and social measures in South American nation

Source: Bolivia enshrines natural world’s rights with equal status for Mother Earth


 

‘Unless the world acts decisively in coming weeks, the Pacific as we know it is doomed,’ says Fijian prime minister Frank Bainimarama

Source: Pacific islands make last-ditch plea to world before Paris climate change talks | Environment | The Guardian


 

Come for the shipwrecks, stay for the ecological treasures

Source: Come for the shipwrecks, stay for the ecological treasures


 

Source: Which Presidential candidates are climate change deniers? / Boing Boing


 

The Food / Beverage community provides an interactive environment to share breaking news and product information for professionals in pre-clinical drug development.

Source: Food / Beverage – The Online Scientific Community – News

Links for 11/1/15


 

A new study by the Risky Business Project paints a grim picture of Florida’s economy if industries fail to take seriously the risks from climate change.

Source: Florida leads nation in property at risk from climate change | Miami Herald


 


 

A novel analysis of temperature records shows that economies perform worse in high heat.

Source: Climate Change Slams Global Economy in a New Study From Stanford and Berkeley – Bloomberg Business


 

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Cyanide poisoning has killed 22 elephants in Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park, the Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority said on Monday. This brings to 62 the number of elephants…

Source: Zimbabwe: 22 more elephants killed in Hwange Park by cyanide


 

Link retires to his chicken coop, sings, invents Americana

Source: Link Wray – 3-Track Shack – Uncut


 

Rescue workers in smoke-choked Indonesia are considering a mass evacuation of orangutans

Source: Rescue workers in smoke-choked Indonesia are considering a mass evacuation of orangutans

Links for 10/27/15

Back in the 1990’s, Exxon was publicly taking the position that the scientific research on global warming was contradictory and too sketchy to act upon. But, at the same time, its own researchers were quietly incorporating some of those scientific conclusions into the company’s operational forecasts.

Source: What Exxon knew about the Earth’s melting Arctic


 


 

Source: Magicseaweed.com


 

“Borneo from Below” brings dazzling footage of the life aquatic in the South China Sea

Source: “Borneo from Below” brings dazzling footage of the life aquatic in the South China Sea


 

Over the past 40 years, we have killed off 50% of marine life through overfishing, habitat destruction and climate change. But the international spotlight and a change in policy mean things are looking up

Source: The eco guide to the ocean | Lucy Siegle | Environment | The Guardian


 

Coalition of Fiji, Kiribati, Tuvalu and Tokelau ask wealthy nations to help their people migrate and find work if they have to flee because of rising sea levels

Source: Pacific nations beg for help for islanders when ‘calamity’ of climate change hits | Environment | The Guardian

Links for 10/22/15


 

Thiermann says he still gets harassed on occasion for rocking a wetsuit during his own TED Talk.

Source: $360M Can’t Be Wrong; Why Kyle Thiermann Redefines “Cool”


 

Source: 453 – Norrie Paramor – Shadows In Latin – AmbientExotica.com – Music Reviews of Ambient, Vaporwave & Tiki Exotica Albums


 

Super rare river sharks pop up after more than four decades of life in the shadows

Source: Catch of the Day


 

I started this article because I was researching a Scandinavian subculture of ‘greasers’ said to be responsible for Sweden having amassed more restored American 1950s cars than the […]

Source: The Swedish Subculture Hoarding More 1950s American Cars than the USA | Messy Nessy Chic


 


 

Bespoke, handcrafted spirits for the more discerning.

Source: Gestalten Explores Handcrafted Spirits in “Drink Different” Short Film


 

Have you ever stepped into a tiki bar and wondered, what bamboo aficionado made this place so convincing? Meet the king of kitsch himself, “Bamboo” Ben.

Source: Meet Bamboo Ben, Professional Tiki Bar Designer | Tales of the Cocktail

Links for 10/17/15

Get essential tools and recipes for the at-home bartender with this set from MakersKit


 
Genocide, not genes: indigenous peoples’ genetic alcoholism is a racist myth


 
Shaken: cocktail kits by mail


 
Ocean life or acid trip? Photos of psychedelic jellyfish


 

Nestle–that’s who. And they’re profiting big time. Watch the movie and take action.

Source: Guess Who’s Illegally Occupying Public Land in California?


 

Where have all the tuna gone, and where are all the cod?

Source: Popular Science


 

Beat the microbead is an international campaign against plastic microbeads in cosmetics.

Source: Beat the Microbead – Beat the Microbead


 

I’m well aware that with Paris looming it’s time to be hopeful, and I’m willing to try. Even amid the record heat and flooding of the present, there are good signs for the future in the rising climate movement and the falling cost of solar. But before we get to past and present there’s some past to be reckoned with, and before we get to hope there’s some deep, blood-red anger.

Source: Exxon’s Climate Lie: ‘No Corporation Has Ever Done Anything This Big or Bad’ | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community


 

#NoAdriaticDrilling Croatia! – Citizens say NO to @VladaRH Adriatic #fossilfuel plans for Croatia #COP21

Source: #NoAdriaticDrilling Croatia! – HeadTalker