Links for 11/1/16

The Maori people stand with Standing Rock Sioux by sending them hakas through Facebook.

Quelle: New Zealand’s Native People Are Showing Their Support For Standing Rock In A Powerful Way | Huffington Post


 

Update Oct 28th 1:20am CDT New video below shows police attacking Oceti Sakowin Treaty Camp with pepper spray, less-lethal rounds used at close range, batons, LRAD, and tazers. Morton County, ND – Over two hundred multi-state law enforcement and National Guard personnel attacked water protectors gathered on unceded 1851 Oceti Sakowin treaty land just north […]

Quelle: Police & Military Attack Oceti Sakowin Treaty Camp – Unicorn Riot


 

“The overlap of fracking chemicals and the chemicals used in conventional drilling is troubling. The water board should have thoroughly studied and assessed this practice before allowing it.”

Quelle: Why Are California Farmers Irrigating Crops With Oil Wastewater?


 

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This San Diego community is allowing people to swap their firearms for longboards. But will it be enough to stem gun violence in the US?

Quelle: Trading in guns for skateboards, no questions asked


 

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Source: LoRaLo 2016 raw run with Martin VerySchräg – Lush Longboards UK – Longboards, Cruisers, Downhill and Freeride Skateboards since 1999


 

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Links for 8/9/16

This popular drink isn’t far removed from its warm-weather buddies, and it’s all you’ll want to drink during the Rio Olympic Games

Source: How to make a caipirinha, the Brazilian cocktail that could unseat the margarita | Life and style | The Guardian


 

On a suburban beach scores of volunteers take on mountains of waste and years of apathy in India’s most populous city

Source: Modern life doesnt have to be rubbish: helping Mumbai clean up its act | World news | The Guardian


 

This needs to stop. Like now.

Source: Stealing Sand: The Theft of California’s Coast


 

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“This phenomenon can vary sea level by as much as 10 cm along the Colombian and Venezuelan coast,” researcher

Source: Caribbean Sea Acts Like a Whistle Which Can Be `Heard’ from Space | Lab Manager


 

New Zealand: Earth’s Mythical Islands – in pictures

Links for 2/14/16

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More than NZ$1.4m raised so far to protect stretch of coastline in Abel Tasman national park from becoming out of bounds to the public

Source: Crowdfunding battle to stop unspoilt New Zealand beach falling into private hands | World news | The Guardian


 

Located in the waters off Sipadan in Malaysia, is an old oil rig that is now a dive platform and resort named ‘Seaventures‘. The surrounding area is one of the diving industry’s renowned top dive destinations, and is commonly ranked as being one of the world’s best. Seaventures takes advantage o

Source: You Can Stay At This Converted Oil Rig In Malaysia And Go Diving

Links for 12/17/15

Source: Holy rollers: Church transformed into psychedelic skate park


 

Encyclical Letter Laudato si’ of the Holy Father Francis on care for our common home (24 May 2015)

Source: Laudato si’ (24 May 2015) | Francis

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The native deisgns of New Zealand / Aoteoroa, rendered in SVG

Source: the new code – World Ethnomathematics: Maori Designs in SVG


 

It pumped out hugely successful cowboy films, heist dramas and Bond-style thrillers. It launched a Hollywood career and made the world’s first Zulu-language film. So does it matter that the explosion of black cinema in apartheid South Africa was funded by Pretoria – and led by an Afrikaner construction boss?

Source: Sollywood: the extraordinary story behind apartheid South Africa’s blaxploitation movie boom

Links for 10/10/15

Ghostly underwater images capture the third global coral-bleaching event in less than two decades

Source: Ghostly underwater images capture the third global coral-bleaching event in less than two decades


 

Color photos from Brazil seven decades ago, when the beautiful, troubled nation was enduring “growing pains” not dissimilar to what it’s going through today.

Source: Brazil in the Fifties: Portrait of a Beautiful, Troubled Country | TIME


 

A third global bleaching of coral reefs is underway following a massive and persistent underwater heatwave

Source: World’s oceans facing biggest coral die-off in history, scientists warn


 

They’re homing in on the gigantic Thwaites Glacier, which is bigger than Pennsylvania.

Source: Scientists declare an ‘urgent’ mission – study West Antarctica, and fast


 

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Source: Near-Total Meltdown of Fukushima Reactor 2 Confirmed


 

The Kermadec ocean sanctuary, in the South Pacific and spanning 620,000 sq km, expands an existing reserve surrounding the Kermadec Islands

Source: New Zealand’s new ocean sanctuary will be one of world’s largest protected areas