Learn how one young Indonesian finds optimism in activism with Thara Bening Sandrina, 17-year-old environmentalist and founder of River Warrior, and Michael Doshi, Director of Partnerships at Algalita Marine Research & Education. Thara describes how she finds hope in the face of overwhelming odds, debunks some myths causing pollution, explains how microplastics are affecting Indonesia's rivers, and discusses her family's history of activism.
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SHOW NOTES Thanks for listening and thanks again to Thara and Doshi for joining us.
Follow Thara's work at River Warrior https://www.instagram.com/river.warrior/
Sign River Warrior's petition to clean the Brantas River from microplastic! https://www.change.org/p/kementerianlhk-kemenpu-jokowi-free-brantas-river-from-microplastic-before-it-s-too-late-freebrantasfrommicroplastic-brantasbebasmikroplastik
Watch The Story of Plastic https://www.storyofplastic.org/
And if you're in the USA, sign the Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act action alert https://secured.surfrider.org/action/engagement?actionId=AR0032446&id=701i00000018YoU
Check out Doshi's work at Algalita Marine Research here https://algalita.org/
And find him stoking out at https://www.instagram.com/gnarlybeachcleaner/
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