Links for 4/2/19

Scientists think they’ve solved one mystery of Easter Island’s statues


 

The boy on a raft in Manila Bay – in pictures


 

Retro classic: Wild and Wolf 746 telephone


 

The “Tragedy of the Commons” was invented by a white supremacist based on a false history, and it’s toxic bullshit


 

Too black, too strong: who killed Sam Cooke?


 

Tasmania’s lakes among most contaminated in the world


 

WindPal is a practical solution for outdoor lovers to charge their devices. It’s a lightweight (less than 1 kg), portable wind turbine that generates power. And it can be assembled in less than one minute


 

The Warriors at 40: the enduring appeal of a New York classic


 

Get Paul well and prospering


 

Doomsday postponed? What to take from the big new Antarctica studies


 

Makaha Skateboard Team 1965


 

‘Worrying’ rise in global CO2 forecast for 2019


 

Doomsday clock stays at two minutes to midnight as crisis now ‘new abnormal’

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 for 11/6/17

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There is more than enough wind energy to power our future. But our model of paying for it is stuck in the past.

Source: Who Owns the Wind? | Boston Review


 

Source: There’s enough wind energy over the oceans to power human civilization, scientists say – The Washington Post


 

Seth Andrews and The Thinking Atheist’s Matt Dillahunty recently took a little field trip to Ken Ham’s Ark Encounter — the giant creationist theme park designed to teach children that the bible is literally true and the earth is around 6,000 years old.

Source: Atheists give a tour of Ken Ham’s Ark Encounter: ‘It’s a $100,000,000 paperweight’ – DeadState


 

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Links for 4/4/17

Historical Series of Phenological data for Cherry Tree Flowering at Kyoto City(and March Mean Temperature Reconstructi

Source: Cherry blossom phenology and temperature reconstructions at Kyoto


 

A Message From the End of the World – The New York Times


 

‘We’ve left junk everywhere’: why space pollution could be humanity’s next big problem | Science | The Guardian


 

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Forget Winnetou! | Indiegogo


 

Are we trashing the places we love? The toxic truths at the heart of surfing | Jock Serong


 

WannaSurf – Free illustrated atlas of surf spots and surfing worldwide with maps of surf spots, detailed descriptions and photos. All the best weather and forecast maps. An interactive environment provides messages, reports and data editing.

Source: Mozambique – WannaSurf, surf spots atlas, surfing photos, maps, GPS location


 

This is awesome! (be sure to watch the video)

Source: Dutch Trains Are World’s First to Run on 100% Wind Power

Links for 10/13/16

The third in a series of international conferences focussed on invasive alien species (IAS) on islands, their impact and management.

Source: Island Invasives Conference, 2017


 

Military-style troops confronted Dakota Access water defenders recently, underscoring the common narrative U.S. tribes share with the world’s Indigenous Peoples.

Source: Standing Rock Joins the World’s Indigenous Fighting for Land and Life by Jenni Monet — YES! Magazine


 

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Surfing Publication and Newsagency, we provide surfers all the news, Board Buyers Guide, Contest Reports, Big Wave Events, Airshows, Image Galleries, Shapers, Schools and Camps directories, Surfing magazine, Learning to Surf tips


 

Post anything (from anywhere!), customize everything, and find and follow what you love. Create your own Tumblr blog today.

Source: contemporama : Photo


 

 

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Source: OSTRICH – Alternative Longboards


 

The Fukushima nuclear disaster has contaminated the world’s largest ocean in only five years and it’s still leaking 300 tons of radioactive waste every day.

Source: Fukushima Radiation Has Contaminated The Entire Pacific Ocean (And It’s Going To Get Worse) | Zero Hedge


 

Giant collection of fishing nets, plastic containers and other discarded items called a ‘ticking time bomb’ as large items crumble into micro plastics

Source: ‘Great Pacific garbage patch’ far bigger than imagined, aerial survey shows | Environment | The Guardian


 

Scientists simulate tiny bacteria-powered ‘windfarm’


 

Experts say human impact on Earth so profound that Holocene must give way to epoch defined by nuclear tests, plastic pollution and domesticated chicken

Source: The Anthropocene epoch: scientists declare dawn of human-influenced age | Science | The Guardian


 

I was fortunate to meet up with Joe Davies during my recent trip to Jersey, Channel Islands. This is a short edit filmed during the few hours that the waves cooperated.

Sam Hanks

Source: Joe Davies / Jersey

Links for 7/26/12

SPAIN ANYONE? VANS SALINAS LONGBOARD FESTIVAL X1 WANTS YOU

SCHOOLS OF FISH HELP WIND FARMS (YEP THAT’S RIGHT)

Surf Shorts Film Competition | Byron Bay Surf Festival