Links for 4/23/22

The Renewable-Energy Revolution Will Need Renewable Storage

Fires, Floods, FFS Enough! Email Your Local Candidates In the Lead Up To This Year’s Federal Election.

Private paradise: The French Polynesian island locking locals out of beaches

New clues shed light on ‘pivotal’ moment in the great Pacific migration

New Australian Craze “Roller Boarding” 1964

Is it time to begin rewilding the seas?

First Session at Huntington Beach

Stop talking about AI ethics. It’s time to talk about power.

Links for 3/6/22

The Limits to Growth at 50: From Scenarios to Unfolding Reality

Hawaiian leis and aloha at Martin Luther King Jr. march on “Bloody Sunday” in the Deep South, 1965

Inside L.A.’s Lowrider Car Clubs

The sad story of Astrud Gilberto, the face of bossa nova

The Battle to Save Waikiki Beach

In 1962, Chubby Checker’s sold-out Twist Party was quite the show

Little Pattie – He’s My Blonde-Headed, Stompie Wompie, Real Gone Surfer Boy [Sing, Sing, Sing 1963]

Ceibita en Verano

The Dick Dale Virtual Museum

The wave pool backlash

A proud Aboriginal man and his son, from near the Kimberley Coast in North Western Australia, 1890-1910. They both carry boomerangs and the man has a woomera spear strapped to his back.

When did scientists first warn humanity about climate change?

California 1940’s, Newport Beach in color

Lou Ottens, inventor of the cassette tape, RIP

Links for 1/6/22

Bungacast / CaliBunga: Tech, Drugs & Capitalist Soul, Pt. 1

A wave traveling between two parabolic antennas

fringesurfer.tv

How to kill a god: the myth of Captain Cook shows how the heroes of empire will fall

“As I got into building guitars it bothered me seeing how many tropical and rainforest woods were still being used”: Lord Guitars’ Nate Lord on sustainability in the guitar industry

“Gremlins and Sandies in New Craze – Roller Boarding” – 1964

The NFT Report – Brad Troemel

Stone artifacts hint that humans reached the Americas surprisingly early

Gonzalo Guerrero

The Murph 12-String

waterbear

The Gospel of Consumption

Links for 11/7/21

Kon-Tiki


 

A Brief History Of LA’s Indigenous Tongva People


 

Plastic pollution on course to double by 2030


 

These facts about dunes will blow you away


 

The Death of the Bering Strait Theory


 

The Facebook whistleblower says its algorithms are dangerous. Here’s why.


 

Supreme court, Facebook, Fed: three horsemen of democracy’s apocalypse


 

Halt destruction of nature or risk ‘dead planet’, leading businesses warn


 

Tiki Tatsu-ya Raises the Bar to Islander Heaven


 

‘Shark calling’: locals claim ancient custom threatened by seabed mining


 

WTF Happened In 1971?


 

Temperature change across the planet from 1880 to 2020. The acceleration of global warming in the 21st century is “impressive”


 

Finding, restoring and sharing Australia’s lost surf films


 

55 Bel Air in Honolulu 1967

Links for 10/14/21

Computer Models Of Civilization Offer Routes To Ending Global Warming


 

Born Into Rebellion: How Dignidad y Resistencia Merge Music and Liberation


 

West Papuans: The Forgotten People


 

Facebook putting profit before public good, says whistleblower Frances Haugen


 

“Surfa Sam” – Australia’s first skateboard company returns after 36 years in hibernation


 

Native Land


 

Space-Cowboys: What Internet history tells us about the inevitable shortcomings of a tech-bro led Space Race


 

Global coral cover has fallen by half since 1950s, analysis finds


 

Guided tour through the exhibition ‘Doggerland’ at the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden


 

Fukushima: Japan announces it will dump contaminated water into sea

Links for 5/16/21

Getting Shacked on a Surf Mat


 

4 Tips for Improving Your Noseriding


 

Discourses of Climate Delay


 

Racism 101 Asked And Answered: Mugs, Cocktails And Statues — Is Tiki A Form Of Cultural Appropriation?


 

The Pink Lady was a short-lived painting by Lynne Seemayer on a rock face near Malibu, California in 1966


 

Surfing In The Sixties – Mona Boys


 

Samurais Pop Group (1968)


 

Truckin’ with the crowd – Jeff Belzer at Malibu


 

The Morality of Manipulation


 

Tour Santa Monica’s once-vibrant Black neighborhoods, nearly erased by racism and ‘progress’


 

Video: This Wind-Powered Gigantic Cargo Ship Will Carry 7,000 Cars Across the Atlantic


 

The soundscape of the Anthropocene ocean


 

SOMA Bioworks – Biosporin


 

Cold Water Therapy Trailer


 

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood


 

These Sea Creatures Are Actually Made of Glass