PODCAST: Is Taiwan Adrift in a Sea of Trash?

The News Lens
Date: 2017/04/21
By: TNL Staff

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I’m going down with the ship, we all are, so we might as well get involved. I am not going to sit around and watch this earth go up in flames.

Credit: Greenpeace / Marco Care

In this episode of The News Lens Radio, we are joined by two environmentalists waging a war on plastic and marine pollution in Taiwan.

Many visitors to Taiwan are pleasantly surprised by the clean streets and beautiful vistas around the island. For those who go to coastal areas, however, the picture is not always so rosy. Like many countries with an extensive coastline, marine pollution, which is mostly plastic, is pushing the ecosystem to a crisis point.

Where does this trash come from? Is there anything that can be done about it? Or is this problem too far gone?    [FULL  STORY]

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