The destructive force of excessive online shopping and plastic consumption, with Dr Intan Suci Nurhati and Paul Foster | The Coconuts Podcast | Oct 22, 2021

Photo: National Geographic Asia
Photo: National Geographic Asia

This week, we got to speak to climatologist and oceanographer Intan Suci Nurhati and actor Paul Foster about online shopping… and how it’s destroying the Earth. Our guests are part of the cast of National Geographic Asia’s inaugural Planet Possible Day, a virtual gathering of the minds where changemakers from across the world come together to discuss important topics around climate change and sustainability. 

Planet Possible Day airs live on Oct. 24 at 6pm SGT on National Geographic Asia’s Facebook page.

Other stories include: 

In numbers: The casualties and damages from Saturday’s 4.8-magnitude quake in Bali’s Karangasem regency | Russell Crowe declares giant Bangkok lizard his ‘new buddy’ | Viral video shows toddler dangling out of apartment window in Lam Tin | Man caught on camera stalking woman and ejaculating on her motorcycle in South Jakarta | COVID-tracing app hacked to Rickroll Malaysians, send spam emails | 6000 bats seized from illegal poachers during raid in Bulacan | Sexploitation, shady dealings among serious new allegations against Night Owl Cinematics’ Sylvia Chan | Fugitive punk artist raises US$28K to fight junta with what could be world’s most expensive ukulele

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