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


 

Surfing Publication and Newsagency, we provide surfers all the news, Board Buyers Guide, Contest Reports, Big Wave Events, Airshows, Image Galleries, Shapers, Schools and Camps directories, Surfing magazine, Learning to Surf tips

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


 

Links for 2/27/16

I wasn’t expecting much from jazz bagpipe, but this is great.

Source: Jazz bagpiper Rufus Harley on “I’ve Got a Secret” (1996)


 

The Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational competition got underway at 8am (local time) today in monstrous waves at world-famous…

Source: Gladiators, Monster Waves | Quiksilver


 

Source: Yale Environment 360: Scientists find new large lizard species on remote Papua New Guinea island


 

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Source: Everyday Life in the Past : Photo


 

Source: The Reality of Touring Revenue From Someone Who Has Done It For 32 Years | The Trichordist

Links for 2/18/16

Italian photographer Davide Lopresti has been named Underwater photographer of the year 2016 for his stunning seahorse image titled Gold

Source: Underwater photographer of the year 2016 winners – in pictures


 

Source: January 2016 was Earth’s warmest month yet.


 


 

Two sea turtles have been saved from a not-so-great fate in Papua New Guinea after a man and his co-worker bought them from a local food market and released them back into the sea. Arron Culling and his co-worker Mark were behind the turtle’s rescue mission. They bought the turtles for $5

Source: Man Pays $50 For A Sea Turtle At The Market, Releases It Back Into The Sea


 


 

Links for 2/17/16

Chills and cross-steps along Montreal’s St. Lawrence River.

Source: Wave Stand Still | Surfer Magazine


 

At the end of January, Hamburg, the second biggest German city, introduced a new set of environmentally friendly recommendations through its “Guide for ecologically friendly supplying”.

Source: Hamburg, a green city – Surfrider


 

Source: Coral bleach impact – Fiji Times Online


 


 


 

John Penlington reports on Australia’s surf culture, its impact on surf-lifesaving clubs and life in general.

Source: Surfing Story – 31 May 1964

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