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David Bald Eagle, who died July 22 at 97, was known for an eclectic mix of passions, especially his work in motion pictures. But he also left a legacy of activism for the Native American community, including his service as the first chief of the United Indigenous Nations of the Americas.
Source: Emma Niles: Truthdigger of the Week: David Bald Eagle, Lakota Chief and Native American Rights Activist – Truthdigger of the Week – Truthdig
Biodiversity across much of Earth has recently dropped below safe levels. Here are some of the species we’ve lost just this century.
Source: Animals That Went Extinct In The 21st Century [Infographic]
Insect populations are declining dramatically in many parts of the world, recent studies show. Researchers say various factors, from monoculture farming to habitat loss, are to blame for the plight of insects, which are essential to agriculture and ecosystems.
Source: Vanishing Act: What’s Causing Sharp Decline in Insects and Why It Matters by Christian Schwägerl: Yale Environment 360
Recent research provides a better understanding of urban populations throughout history, digitising almost 6,000 years of data for the first time
Source: The rise and fall of great world cities: 5,700 years of urbanisation – mapped | Cities | The Guardian
PineappleGate in Madagascar is much more than meets the eye.
Source: Why Everyone in Madagascar Is Making Jokes About Pineapple · Global Voices
Video: Roadfino / Duct Tape Invitational
In classic art, the Ocean is frequently featured as a dark and dangerous entity, waiting to destroy ships and lives. Marine art progressed along with the evolution of ocean going vessels. Swell-pro…
Source: Brush Strokes: The Classics | Swell Lines
Earlier this week, Levi’s Skateboarding invited Grey along to interview legendary San Francisco skateboarder Tommy Guerrero before his gig at the Camden Underworld. Tommy is currently on tour though Europe. His new album, No Man’s Land is available through Asphalt Duchess. Interview and photography: Henry Kingsford Tell us about the tour you’re on right now. Are […]
Source: Tommy Guerrero interview – Grey Skateboard Magazine
Video: African Expedition
Skate legend Tommy Guerrero was one of the biggest names in skateboarding in the 1980’s. As one of the Bones Brigade, Powell Peralta’s famous skate team, Guerrero would go on to head up…
Source: Skateboards and Guitar Chords: Tommy Guerrero Reflects on a life of Skating and Music Making | blurredvisionary
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Source: Individually-shrinkwrapped potatoes are why we must destroy capitalism / Boing Boing
A Walk in the Dead Woods
Source: Star Trek: The Next Generation beachwear
Algal bloom ‘of biblical proportions’ has led to protests and health emergency as concerns raised over dumping of rotting salmon in ocean
Source: Toxic ‘red tide’ in Chile prompts investigation of salmon farming | World news | The Guardian
This week we’re honoured to have the legend of TWANG drop into the Henhouse, Mr. Duane Eddy himself! For those of you who don’t know him, Duane Eddy revolutionized the sound of the electric guitar and became the king of “twang” with his trusty Gretsch guitar in hand.
Source: Episode 11 – Duane Eddy (Part 1)
Lost in time
To imagine the ocean of the future: picture a writhing mass of unkillable tentacles, forever
Source: To imagine the ocean of the future: picture a writhing mass of unkillable tentacles, forever
Electronics firm builds floating solar farm on a reservoir due to a scarcity of land for utility-scale solar in Japan
Source: Japan begins work on ‘world’s largest’ floating solar farm | Environment | The Guardian
In 1964, ten of the world’s best surfers converge on Manly Beach to fight for the title of world champion. (Video excerpt 2.03 minutes This clip chosen to be G)
Source: King of the Surf
The gigantic sand dunes in Cronulla, Sydney – close to the so-called birthplace of modern Australia – date back to mesolithic times. But over the past century they have been steadily encroached upon by human activity
Source: Cronulla sand dunes: the 15,000-year-old landscape that greed destroyed – in pictures | Australia news | The Guardian
As sea levels rise and streets begin to flood, South Florida confronts a bleak future.
Source: Miami is Flooding – The New Yorker
Source: In 1959, a white journalist traveled the Deep South posing as a black man. The conditions horrified him. / Boing Boing
[BreakingNews.ie] WHO are to warn about the cancer threat caused by eating processed meats.
Source: Processed meats ‘on same carcinogenic level as cigarettes’ in Headline says what? curated by Louisiana World Network #LWN
Source: Prepare to have your head ripped off by the buzzsaw guitar of Love Sculpture’s ‘Sabre Dance’ | Dangerous Minds
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Source: SurfGuitar101.com | Forums: South East Asia Surf Music Movement
Source: El Niño w/Mark Sponsler | Swell Lines