Links for 10/13/16

The third in a series of international conferences focussed on invasive alien species (IAS) on islands, their impact and management.

Source: Island Invasives Conference, 2017


Military-style troops confronted Dakota Access water defenders recently, underscoring the common narrative U.S. tribes share with the world’s Indigenous Peoples.

Source: Standing Rock Joins the World’s Indigenous Fighting for Land and Life by Jenni Monet — YES! Magazine


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Source: OSTRICH – Alternative Longboards


The Fukushima nuclear disaster has contaminated the world’s largest ocean in only five years and it’s still leaking 300 tons of radioactive waste every day.

Source: Fukushima Radiation Has Contaminated The Entire Pacific Ocean (And It’s Going To Get Worse) | Zero Hedge


Giant collection of fishing nets, plastic containers and other discarded items called a ‘ticking time bomb’ as large items crumble into micro plastics

Source: ‘Great Pacific garbage patch’ far bigger than imagined, aerial survey shows | Environment | The Guardian


Scientists simulate tiny bacteria-powered ‘windfarm’


Experts say human impact on Earth so profound that Holocene must give way to epoch defined by nuclear tests, plastic pollution and domesticated chicken

Source: The Anthropocene epoch: scientists declare dawn of human-influenced age | Science | The Guardian


I was fortunate to meet up with Joe Davies during my recent trip to Jersey, Channel Islands. This is a short edit filmed during the few hours that the waves cooperated.

Sam Hanks

Source: Joe Davies / Jersey

Links for 10/5/16

Spill 46 miles off Shetland is being monitored by air and said to be heading away from land and dispersing

Source: BP platform leaks 95 tonnes of oil into North Sea | Environment | The Guardian


Nations on the North Atlantic, Mediterranean and Black Seas have decided to bolster their tsunami warning systems by giving France, Greece, Italy and Turkey a regionwide alert role.

Source: Europe to strengthen tsunami alert system – UNISDR



Video: Johnny Depp, Harry Roach & Surfing

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events



Hydrofoil surfing on open ocean swells

Source: Hydrofoil surfing on open ocean swells


Entdecken Sie das thematische Angebot von ARTE rund um Wissenschaft, Medizin und neue Technologien: ein origineller Blick auf die Welt von heute und morgen.

Source: Plastik in unseren Meeren | Wissenschaft, Umwelt, Technologie | ARTE Future


Earth’s wilderness decimated


Introduction Five years ago, I met Professor John Sweeney. At the time, Sweeney was the head of the Centre for Climate change in Maynooth. He is now emeritus. Sweeney has also been the IPCC represe…

Source: How climate change is rapidly taking the planet apart. Part 2: amplifying feedbacks, divestment


Ominous music in shark videos makes people more negative about the fish

Links for 9/17/16

This year is on track to be the third consecutive hottest year on record. Where does that heat go? The oceans, mostly.

Source: Oceans Are Absorbing Almost All of the Globe’s Excess Heat


Former residents and environmental campaigners to launch a lawsuit against Pentagon’s plans to use the Marianas islands for bombing practice

Source: Pågan: the tropical paradise the US wants to turn into a war zone | World news | The Guardian


Latraac is a skate bowl and social space in a drug-infested area of Athens – part of a new wave of creative projects transforming the city’s fortunes.

Source: The architect building his own skate oasis in the ruins of the Greek crisis


teleSUR spoke with the lawyer coordinating legal advice and representation for protesters at the North Dakota camps.

Source: What You May Not Know About the Dakota Access Pipeline | Opinion | teleSUR English


WPRK Salutes “Love & Mercy” Film Release : WPRK FM : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive





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Links for 9/12/16

Brian Wilson Radio Show Tribute (Sept 2016, Central FL, USA) : Magic Transistor Radio : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive


Perhaps that’s a tad bit hyperbolic.  I mean it’s probably unfair to compare Google to meth-heads and low grade strippers.   Clearly Google and its DC proxies are much more dishonest an…

Source: Like a Meth and Vodka Fueled Low Grade Stripper Google Doesn’t Give a Shit and Goes Hog Wild in Last Days of Obama Administration | The Trichordist


Byron Surf Fest Is Back – & Here’s the Schedule

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


An increase in water temperatures is having a profound effect that, with hidden stores of frozen methane thawing out, will soon start to feed on itself

Source: The oceans are heating up. That’s a big problem on a blue planet | Bill McKibben | Opinion | The Guardian


Experts warn there may be no unspoilt places left within a century as report shows an area twice the size of Alaska has been lost since 1993

Source: Humans have destroyed a tenth of Earths wilderness in 25 years – study | Environment | The Guardian




Source: Crabs With Beach Trash Homes – Okinawa, Japan



Links for 8/26/16

David Suzuki, Wade Davis, Ronald Wright: We Must Change the Way We Look at the Natural World


As the National Parks Service turns 100 this week, we look at how receding ice, extreme heat and acidifying oceans are transforming America’s landscapes, and guardians of national parks face the herculean task of stopping it

Source: Climate change will mean the end of national parks as we know them | Environment | The Guardian


You Won’t Believe These Amazing Flowers That Look Like Something Else Entirely!

Source: 17 Flowers That Look Like Something Else


Support the Message In A Bottle campaign calling for Deposit Return Systems to be introduced in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland.

Source: Message In A Bottle


Wide-scale disruption from warming oceans is increasing, but they could change our understanding of the climate

Source: The blob: how marine heatwaves are causing unprecedented climate chaos | Science | The Guardian


Links for 8/13/16

This is the original yellowish-white and blue fiberglass surfboard that is pictured on the classic Beach Boys album covers for “Surfin’ Safari” (1962) and “Surfer Girl” (1963), as well as in other phot

Source: Array | The Original Beach Boys Surfboard


Reflections On Midget:

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events



Don’t pee on a jellyfish sting, and other venom no-nos / Boing Boing


Four-tuskers, hoe-tuskers, shovel-tuskers, all wiped out by climate change or human – now only a fragment of this family remains

Source: Elephants are the end of a 60 million year lineage – the last of the megaherbivores | Environment | The Guardian


West Papua is fighting for independence from Indonesia — but will it win regional solidarity for its efforts?

Source: Good-bye, Indonesia

Links for 8/11/16

Down In The Jungle Room by Elvis Presley. Conclusive proof that Presley’s crown hardly slipped at all. Record Collector is the world’s leading authority on rare and collectable records

Source: Down In The Jungle Room – Record Collector Magazine


Carolina talks Theremin – An overview for composers and music lovers was uploaded by: carolinaeyckvideosDuration: 1008Rating:

Source: Everything You Wanted To Know About The Theremin, But Were Afraid To Ask – Synthtopia


Harvesting Guitars from the Bones of New York City | GuitarPlayer


Ocean waste is a serious problem for companies emotionally and physically connected to the sea, said the founder of outdoor clothing company Finisterre in a recent Guardian debate, but that connection also gives them a strong incentive to find solutions. Here we profile some of the companies doing just that

Source: Wooden surfboards to mushroom handplanes: the surf companies tackling ocean waste – gallery | Guardian Sustainable Business | The Guardian


Smart About Sharks: a great new children’s book from illustrator Owen Davey – Creative Review


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Links for 8/10/16

The worst predicted impacts of climate change are starting to happen — and much faster than climate scientists expected

Source: The Point of No Return: Climate Change Nightmares Are Already Here – Rolling Stone


We should all get the chance to escape the city and enjoy leisure — without the hefty ecological footprint.

Source: Seize the Hamptons



The Optimal Route for Visiting Every U.S. National Park

Source: The Optimal Route for Visiting Every U.S. National Park


Alcohol is a direct cause of seven forms of cancer, finds study