Links for 3/23/21

California to consider buying back private beachfront properties


 

The unexpected benefits of surfing


 

Beaver believers: Native Americans promote resurgence of ‘nature’s engineers’


 

Special brew: eco-friendly Peruvian coffee leaves others in the shade


 

Smile for the camera: the dark side of China’s emotion-recognition tech


 

Changes in Atlantic currents may have dire climate implications for the next century


 

6 Echo Chambers That Shaped the Sound of Pop Music


 

China is scaling up its weather modification programme – here’s why we should be worried


 

Music historian delves into LA’s rich jazz scene and how clubs were an ‘oasis from racism’


 

L.A.’s coast was once a DDT dumping ground.

Links for 2/20/21

Honolulu 1954


 

A Tale Of Two Ecosystems: On Bandcamp, Spotify And The Wide-Open Future


 

Surf Film Filmography


 

While Hollywood Had the Sunset Strip, East L.A. Had the ‘Latin Strip’


 

Stan Ross Larry Levine Interview 1988


 

Meet the Melanasians: Black People with Naturally Blonde Hair


 

Was Music City L.A.’s Greatest Record Store?


 

Music Of The Magindanao In The Philippines


 

GM and Ford Knew, Too: Reporting Reveals Auto Giants Recognized Looming Climate Crisis in 1960s—and Helped Bury Reality


 

Red Rover: 1957


 

Duke’s Ulcers: How Surfing’s Most Popular Icon Dealt with White Supremacy