Links for 12/31/17

Photos: Malick Sidibe Shows Mali’s Youth With A Groovy ‘Twist’


 

Wan Chai: Sex, Dives and Bar Cards From 1970s Hong Kong


 

Seaside Casino: 1905


 

How Big Oil Lost Control of Its Climate Misinformation Machine


 

New lab-bred super corals could help avert global reef wipeout


 

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Sustainable Package Design is a Must to Tackle Pollution Crisis


 

Barracuda and surfer dude… 1964 Plymouth press release photo


 

New evacuations ordered as California Thomas wildfire rages


 

After You Finish Your Drink, You Can Eat This New Edible Straw


 

The Downtown LA that just won’t quit


 

The Fight Against The Tiny Plastic Pellets Choking Our Oceans


 

Ice Apocalypse | Grist


 

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Links for 11/2/17

Source: New Zealand bird of the year: playful alpine parrot kea soars to victory | Environment | The Guardian


 

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Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

Source: Whales and dolphins have rich ‘human-like’ cultures and societies


 

Source: Plague is spreading at an alarming rate in Madagascar. Yes, plague.  – Vox


 

Source: Siskel & Ebert’s take on “Pulp Fiction” when it first hit theaters (1994) / Boing Boing


 

Source: Syria’s Heritage, and the World’s, that the War Destroyed


 

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Links for 4/4/17

Historical Series of Phenological data for Cherry Tree Flowering at Kyoto City(and March Mean Temperature Reconstructi

Source: Cherry blossom phenology and temperature reconstructions at Kyoto


 

A Message From the End of the World – The New York Times


 

‘We’ve left junk everywhere’: why space pollution could be humanity’s next big problem | Science | The Guardian


 

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Forget Winnetou! | Indiegogo


 

Are we trashing the places we love? The toxic truths at the heart of surfing | Jock Serong


 

WannaSurf – Free illustrated atlas of surf spots and surfing worldwide with maps of surf spots, detailed descriptions and photos. All the best weather and forecast maps. An interactive environment provides messages, reports and data editing.

Source: Mozambique – WannaSurf, surf spots atlas, surfing photos, maps, GPS location


 

This is awesome! (be sure to watch the video)

Source: Dutch Trains Are World’s First to Run on 100% Wind Power

Links for 4/1/17

The last known Tasmanian tiger died more than eight decades ago. It has become the stuff of textbook sketches and yellowing photographs. But now, researchers are launching a new search.

Source: Back From The Dead? Reported Sightings Fuel Hope For Return Of Tasmanian Tigers : The Two-Way : NPR


 

Hundreds of millions of salmon are presumed dead along the US west coast amid fears that ocean life is being wiped out following the Fukushima disaster.

Source: Hundreds Of Millions Of Salmon Feared Dead On US West Coast – Your News Wire


 

Trump presidency opens door to planet-hacking geoengineer experiments | Environment | The Guardian


 

One company wants to turn pollution into shelter.

Source: Can Ocean Plastics Make Homes For The Poor? | Popular Science


 

Source: Incredible Afrobeat music from Mali / Boing Boing


 

The Angkor Wat alternative: exploring Cambodia’s forgotten ruins | Travel | The Guardian


 

The Ruins of the Unsustainable


 

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Mosambik + Madagaskar Surf Reports und Surf Forecasts

Links for 3/16/17

Who was Australia’s first surfer? A century-old tale of sailors, spectators and a Duke | Sport | The Guardian


 

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Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

California has the nation’s highest poverty rate, when factoring in cost-of-living | PolitiFact California


 

Source: Bill Campbell-Weird-Oh’s artist. in Final Farewells Forum


 

Mozambique Surfing travel guide Mozambique surf spot + forum for surfing in Mozambique


 

It seems to me as if prophecies of Trump have been built into the culture, perhaps by the aliens who seeded us on Earth

Source: Full of nuts, watching a 70s western, I saw America’s future… | Stewart Lee | Opinion | The Guardian

Links for 3/5/17

After the fires killed 11 and devastated vast swaths of land in January many are asking if subsidised timber plantations are to blame

Source: Did Pinochet-era deregulation cause Chile’s worst-ever wildfires? | World news | The Guardian


 

Mozambique Surf Guide | GoSurfAfrica


 

“Awful,” says writer and painter Ben Shattuck – but in the good way.

Source: What’s It Like to Be the Artist-in-Residence at America’s Least Visited National Park? | NRDC


 

Climate change: Apocalypse by 1000 cuts


 

“I’m glad I packed extra anti-depressants on this trip.” – Mark Cunningham

Source: Jack Johnson’s Film On Ocean Plastic Pollution | The Inertia


 

Housed in a memorial lighthouse, this museum relays the history of surfing, beginning with the antics of royal Hawaiian teenagers.

Source: How Surfing Was Brought to Santa Cruz By Three Teenage Hawaiian Princes

Links for 2/1/17

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Source: What happens if all Earth’s coral dies?


 

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Video: Last of the Great Surfing Hippies
Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

“My conclusion,” writes the Indus script scholar Asko Parpola, “is that the Indian Rsyasrnga legend goes back to the Harappan religion, where the unicorn bull depicted on thousands of seals has a real local animal, the nilgai antelope, called rsya in Sanskrit. His single horn, the length of which is exaggerated, has a phallic connotation and emphasizes the importance of this animal as a symbol of fertility.”

Source: The Harappan Unicorn in Eurasian and South Asian perspectives


 

Get ready to say good-bye to the Legos of yesteryear.

Source: Good-bye plastic: Lego announces a huge change in the future of its toys.


 

His aerial shots of the lakes forming on the Arctic ice cap are a beautiful but chilling reminder of the impact of climate change

Source: ‘What should be pristine white is littered with blue’ – Timo Lieber’s Arctic photography | Art and design | The Guardian


 

Do you ever wonder what life is like without Facebook?

Source: 99 days of freedom