Links for 5/9/18

1921 ghost ship off Cape Hatteras.


 

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Salmon caught near Seattle proven to be inundated with antidepressants, cocaine and more


 

Climate Change Is Already Depressing the Price of Flood-Prone Real Estate


 

Gaius Publius: Fracking Has Brought the World to the Brink of Disaster


 

1960s-style Luka EV electric car by MW Motors


 

World’s largest solar energy project will be 100 times bigger than any other on the planet


 


Why the lost kingdom of Patagonia is a live issue for Chile’s Mapuche people

Links for 5/4/18

Denial by a Different Name


 

The Secret Language of Ships


 

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Kai Sallas | Kaniela Stewart | Queens Surf Break, Waikiki Beach


 

Avoid Gulf stream disruption at all costs, scientists warn


 

Bells Beach: what lies beneath? Countless gnarly-beautiful marine creatures, that’s what!


 

The way of the dinosaur


 

Roy Orbison’s Gretsch/Gibson/Sho-bud Guitar


 

Portugal breaks 100% renewables mark but remains isolated


 

Why the lost kingdom of Patagonia is a live issue for Chile’s Mapuche people

Links 1/5/18

‘If there’s an ocean, maybe there’s surf’: Bruce Brown on making The Endless Summer


 

Ensuring Climate Data Remains Public


 

Lance, Miki and Bruce Brown’s brilliant voice-over – the set-up of The Endless Summer


 

Declaración sobre la Visita a EE. UU., por el Profesor Philip Alston, Relator Especial de las Naciones Unidas sobre la pobreza extrema y los derechos humanos*


 

Why Glitter Must Be Banned | Alternet


 

Cheapest electricity on the planet is Mexican solar power at 1.77¢/kWh – record 1¢/kWh coming in 2019, sooner | Electrek

Links for 7/16/17

Galaxy Magazine : Free Texts : Download & Streaming : Internet Archive


 

350 – Sápmi climate justice


 

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The myth of the ‘alpha’ male is actually more complex than people think it is

Source: The Alpha Male Myth | The Art of Manliness


 

An unbelievably cute solar plant just started delivering power to the grid in Datong, China.

Source: China just built a 250-acre solar farm shaped like a giant panda – Business Insider Deutschland


 

Letters and Liquor traces the history of cocktail lettering through custom typography and beautiful photographs.

Source: Letters and Liquor

Links for 2/19/17

Dem Häuptlingssohn, bestaunt im kolonialen Menschenzoo, gelang ein rasanter Aufstieg. Martin Dibobe kam 1896 aus Kamerun nach Berlin. Er wurde Schlosser, Zugführer, Beamter. Und Vorkämpfer für die Rechte der Afrikaner.

Source: Martin Dibobe, preußischer Afro-Sozi: Black Power im Kaiserreich


 

Can Preservationists Save L.A.’s Late Modernist Landmarks? – Architecture Lab


 

When strong winds prevented filmmaker Jo Ruxton from sending a submarine to her chosen recording location off the coast of Marseille, she was naturally nervous.

Source: Our seas have become a plastic graveyard – but can technology turn the tide?


 

That Sushi May Contain a Tract-Invading Parasitic Tapeworm


 

Carbon Tracker Initiative’s Luke Sussams says the dropping costs of renewable energy could see global demand for oil and coal peak by 2020

Source: Solar Created More Jobs in 2016 Than Oil, Gas and Coal Combined


 

Despite having celebrated a victory against the corporation who was constructing the Dakota Access Pipeline, water protectors everywhere might be having to head out into the freezing cold once again to defend the sacred land and valuable waterways. This is because President Donald Trump is expected to go forward with plans to sign an executive

Source: Trump to Sign Executive Order Pushing Through Construction of DAPL & Keystone XL Pipeline – The Ring of Fire Network

Links for 1/21/17

The Silicon Valley founders of the Seasteading Institute have falsely promoted themselves for some time as philanthropists.

Source: Helen Razer: Seasteading Institute a taxless safe space for rich, white men


 

The logic that maximizing GDP, which is just the summation of all goods and services exchanged for money, will somehow lead to a better world for all is so obviously flawed, yet it continues to be held in high regard by almost every mainstream economist.

Source: Globalization Makes No Sense


 

From cutting down on meat to contacting your local representatives and investing in clean energy, here are 15 ways to help reduce global carbon emissions

Source: How to reduce your carbon footprint #GlobalWarning | Environment | The Guardian


 

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Jerome and Evelyn Ackerman – Wikipedia


 

Jonathan Taplin’s new book demonstrates how intellectual property has been hijacked by Facebook, Amazon and Google.

Source: Peter Bart: Content Creators Robbed Blind By Apple, Google, Facebook | Deadline


 

Listen/Download – Funky16Corners Pays Tribute to Billy Miller from the WFMU Rock and Soul Ichiban Stream 1/1/17 MP3

Source: Funky16Corners » Funky16Corners Pays Tribute to Billy Miller


 

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Source: 200,000 years of human population growth in 5 minutes


 

This water-resistant charger is powered by the sun

Links for 1/4/17

The use of valuable agricultural resources for the production of snacks and sodas means less fertile land and clean water is available to grow nutritious food for local communities.

Source: This Infographic Shows How Only 10 Companies Control All the World’s Brands


 

An obscure 30-year-old treaty has landed thousands of Micronesians in poverty and homelessness in Hawaii.

Source: America’s Real Migrant Crisis Is the One You’ve Never Heard Of | Mother Jones


 

Brazilian Ricardo Stuckert accidentally stumbled on to the tribe after his helicopter was diverted

Source: Photographer captures images of uncontacted Amazon tribe | World news | The Guardian


 

Solar power becoming world’s cheapest form of electricity production, analysts say


 

There’s more in common between indigenous and board culture than you might think.

Source: New Winnipeg Art Gallery exhibit fuses indigenous, skateboarding culture | Metro Winnipeg


 

Study shows down-the-drain disposal is not a major source of pharmaceutical pollution

Quelle: Drugs in the Water? Don’t Blame the Students | Lab Manager

Links for 12/26/16

Incoming president Donald Trump’s climate change denial has environmentalists worried. But California is proving that local efforts can achieve real progress – independent of Washington.

Source: California to trump federal plans with local climate action


 

Ten years of effort finally paid off for Las Vegas. The city government has gone entirely green, and 200 more cities want to do the same.

Source: Las Vegas’s city government is now powered by 100% renewable energy, and more cities will follow


 

Source: In 1906, He Snaps A Quick Photo. What He Captures? Chilling…


 

Cahokia was bigger than Paris—then it was completely abandoned. I went there to find out why.

Source: Finding North America’s lost medieval city


 

Impact of dams on climate change has been underestimated, researchers warn, as rotting vegetation creates 25% more methane than previously thought

Source: Hydroelectric dams emit a billion tonnes of greenhouse gases a year, study finds | Global development | The Guardian


 

Tesla’s new line of energy-harvesting roof tiles are a key part of Elon Musk’s plan to make solar sexy.

Source: Tesla Unveils its New Line of Camouflaged Solar Panels


 

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