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Pushing back against plastic waste in Indonesia

Mon, June 29, 2020   /   04:13 pm

in Indonesia, pollution from plastics is reaching crisis levels, with the fabled beaches of Bali now strewn with discarded plastics, while on Java the army is called out to unclog rivers from “icebergs” of plastic. How did Indonesia get into this predicament, and who will clean up the mess? Indonesian rock star and environmental activist Gede Robi, and development expert Ewa Wojkowska, shed light on Indonesia’s plastic scourge and discuss possible solutions with presenter Ali Moore. A podcast from Asia Institute of the University of Melbourne. Produced and edited by profactual.com. Songs by Navicula (http://www.naviculamusic.com/). Theme music by audionautix.com. The Pulau Plastik campaign (http://pulauplastik.org/en/about/campaign).