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A fresh new perspective on innovations coming out of Asia to solve the environmental problems we face. Listen now and become a part of the solution to create a Sustainable Asia.

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    • Earth Sciences
    • 4.8, 25 Ratings

A fresh new perspective on innovations coming out of Asia to solve the environmental problems we face. Listen now and become a part of the solution to create a Sustainable Asia.

    S9E5: Indonesia’s Ocean Plastic Cleanup Plan

    S9E5: Indonesia’s Ocean Plastic Cleanup Plan

    How is Indonesia going to reach its 70% goal to reduce marine plastic by 2025 and who are the women driving this cleanup campaign?

    • 14 min
    S9E4: Plastic Purge in Bali

    S9E4: Plastic Purge in Bali

    How do you create a plastic recycling program in Indonesia, when there isn’t even proper waste collection?

    • 15 min
    S9E3: Can Plastic Recycling Become Reality in Hong Kong?

    S9E3: Can Plastic Recycling Become Reality in Hong Kong?

    How to create a recycling system that protects the fabric of Hong Kong’s small retailers and waste collectors?

    • 15 min
    S9E2: The Hong Kong Alliance Solving Plastic Waste

    S9E2: The Hong Kong Alliance Solving Plastic Waste

    When it comes to plastic recycling, Hong Kong is falling behind. In the face of government inaction, how are local organisations coping with the insurmountable amount of plastic beverage waste in the city?

    • 15 min
    S9E1: Taiwan — Gold Standard for Recycling

    S9E1: Taiwan — Gold Standard for Recycling

    Taiwan went from being nicknamed “Trash Island” to becoming the world’s premier supplier of PET recycled plastic. What did it take to get there?

    • 15 min
    S8E10: The Origins of the Coronavirus Pandemic

    S8E10: The Origins of the Coronavirus Pandemic

    We speak with HKUMed Dr. Tommy Lam about how COVID19 emerged from animals, why the pangolin might be an intermediary host, and whether the virus originated in Wuhan China.

    • 9 min

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Excellent interviewees and weaves a great story.

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Good content but hard to hear

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Amazing podcast series!

This podcast gives a great full picture of a huge problem, with many different experts interviewed. Super informative! Good job!

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