March 17 to 26, 2017
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The Carbon Bubble is about to pop / Boing Boing
New Zealand river granted same legal rights as human being | World news | The Guardian
The health of the Great Barrier Reef has entered “uncharted territory” after researchers found there had been mass coral bleaching for two summers in a row for the first time in history.
Source: Great Barrier Reef suffers historic ‘back-to-back’ mass coral bleaching – 9news.com.au
Okeanos Explorer | Expeditions | NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer: 2017 American Samoa Expedition: Suesuega o le Moana o Amerika Samoa | Daily Updates | Dive 06: Cosmic Jellyfish
In India, 6,000 tonnes of plastic waste lies uncollected every day. Some of this washes up in Tamil Nadu state where it pollutes and contaminates the food and water of communities living along the Bay of Bengal
Source: Plastic pollution blights Bay of Bengal – in pictures | Global development | The Guardian
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?
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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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
Source: Stealing Sand: The Theft of California’s Coast
“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
Source: Dallas police shootings and #blacklivesmatter
New Zealanders raise millions to buy beach and donate it to the public / Boing Boing
Video: Salt of the Earth
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
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
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