1. devotednothingness:

    Ellen O’Neal, the greatest woman freestyle skateboarder in the 1970s.

    (via toughgirls)

     

  2. Radioactive waste dumped in the English Channel

     
  3. Alan Watts, Waking Up

     

  4. I have blogged before about the Ocean Cleanup Initiative. Here is an interesting video by Vice about the project in Delft, The Netherlands.

    It is called “The 20-Year-Old With a Plan to Rid the Sea of Plastic

     
  5. More from the picture set

     
  6. Pollution on Chinese beach and an example of the tragedy of the commons.

     
  7. Pussy riot fans? AlQaeda swimmers? Lucha Libre resort? Nope, In China, tanning "is seen as a connection to outdoor work, and the peasantry. Preserving one’s pale skin, the thinking goes, implies that you lead a pampered, successful life." sauce

     

  8. Ocean Cleanup initiative

    I don’t know if this a sound concept or not but it can only be a step in the right direction.

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    Link to the fundraiser.

     
  9. skate-edge:

    The correct way to bail.

    (via toughgirls)

     
  10. River surfing near Munich.

     
  11. Guerilla bike lane in Biarritz, Basque Country, France, organized by Bizi! (image Bizi!)

    Piste cyclable “guerrilla” à Biarritz organisée par Bizi!

     
  12. Over 10,000 shark fins dry on a roof in Hong Kong. After the fins are cut from a shark, the animal is usually thrown back into the water to drown or bleed to death.
    Photo: Gary Stokes / Sea Shepherd

     
  13. iamsri:

    Sharkwater is a documentary which brings out the naked-truth that over 90% of Sharks have been killed worldwide and if this trend continues there will be serious consequences in our eco-system. Save the Sharks, Save Ourselves!

    www.sharkwater.com, www.seashepherd.org

     
     
  14. "Plus de 14 000 tonnes de déchets radioactifs ont été immergées à la fin des années 1960 par la France dans des fosses de l’Atlantique, rappelle l’Andra à l’occasion de son inventaire national publié mercredi. Cette pratique a ensuite été abandonnée en 1983.

    C’est dans le cadre de deux opérations coordonnées à l’époque par l’Agence pour l’énergie nucléaire (AEN) de l’OCDE que la France avait procédé à ces immersions, aux côtés de nombreux autres pays européens. En 1967, l’Allemagne, la Belgique, la France, le Royaume-Uni et les Pays-Bas ont ainsi immergé environ 11 000 tonnes de déchets (36 000 fûts) dans un site à 400 km au large de la Galice (Espagne) par plus de 4 600 mètres de fond.

     
  15. Heroes are putting their lives on the line in the fight to save tuna.

    When it comes to protecting our natural heritage, activists are stepping in where governments have failed