Episodes
Published 05/06/22
Piles of plastic waste are now a common sight in Asia…can the court system alongside a UN plastic treaty…rally governments there to finally enforce waste management laws?
Published 05/06/22
Can the UN global plastic treaty be negotiated to support the Asian countries that have struggled under the weight of plastic pollution for decades?
Published 04/22/22
After a hiatus of quarantines and COVID lockdowns in Hong Kong…the Sustainable Asia Podcast is back!
Published 04/20/22
How can we mitigate the cacophony in Asia’s oceans to help keep vulnerable species like the Chinese white dolphin safe from harm?
Published 09/30/21
In this episode, we visit the Great Barrier Reef to uncover the clamorous underwater world of marine life sounds.
Published 09/30/21
In this season, we first describe the beauty of undersea animal acoustics and then uncover the impact of noise pollution on marine life in China’s southern ocean.
Published 09/29/21
We weave together experts from throughout this season... to uncover the links between disposable plastic waste and climate change.
Published 05/20/21
In Asia, after decades of struggling with the cascade of trash caused by imported waste... and now the COVID pandemic... do governments have the courage to pull together a cohesive action plan to reduce plastic waste?
Published 05/13/21
Stories about zero waste villages in rural areas across Asia...that are engaging their communities to resolve the age old problem of disposable plastic waste.
Published 05/06/21
Stopping plastic pollution here in Asia can only happen when producers and distributors of disposable plastic packaging…. step up and take responsibility for the waste they’re creating.
Published 04/28/21
With waste collection rates hovering around 44%, are Asian countries really to blame for the pollution crisis brought by disposable plastic packaging?
Published 04/21/21
The plastic waste crisis in Asia is real...and it doesn’t seem to be getting better.... It’s clear that we need a new approach to reducing disposable plastic waste and its impact on the communities of Asia.
Published 04/14/21
In this episode, we also cover China’s funding pullout from overseas coal power plants, India’s water sources springing back to life, South Korea’s five year sustainable fishing plan, and Singapore’s innovative floating solar farm.
Published 03/15/21
China is set to launch its most green-focused plan during two important annual meetings, giving more details on how it plans to eliminate carbon emissions by 2060.
Published 03/08/21
As Asia’s financial hub just announced its new budget, Hong Kong is set to launch the largest amount of green bonds ever in Asia, aiming to raise billions for sustainable projects.
Published 03/01/21
As K-pop bands like BTS and Blackpink have become global sensation, our young hosts talk about how their fans groups from all over the world are a strong new force for climate action.
Published 02/22/21
Take a close look at nature’s striking bite at Lunar New Year!
Published 02/15/21
Our young hosts talk about how Japan, South Korea and Vietnam’s student activists rallied against building coal-fired plants.
Published 02/08/21
Get a real bite of East Asia’s green news this week!
Published 02/01/21
Masked up for over a year, our young hosts wonder and report on what is happening to all the disposable masks in Asia.
Published 01/25/21
As we are all turning over a new leaf in 2021 we cherry-pick the most important environment updates in Asia.
Published 01/18/21
As we are all turning over a new leaf in 2021 we cherry-pick the most important updates of the environmental sector in Asia.
Published 01/11/21
We have some good news we can’t wait to share with you…. including a teaser of a brand new series launching in 2021 that differs from our previous seasons.
Published 12/30/20
Last month, member nations of CCAMLR met online….without discussing new marine protected areas in the oceans around Antarctica. What happens next?
Published 12/12/20