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#SeastainableStories: Hananto Darmawan | Southwest Sumba, Indonesia

#SeastainableStories is a series by Seastainable to feature amazing ocean conservationists and advocates! We believe that everyone can play a part in contributing to healthier and happier oceans. For this week's feature, we are sharing Hananto's story and how he was able to eoperate the first event Plastic Waste Management Center in Southwest Sumba, Indonesia. Through applying for the Seastainable Grant in 2018, Hananto was able to educate his community on how to find solutions for plastic pollution through workshops and the plastic waste management plant. Living by the sea and seeing the amount of pollution around the island that is his home made him eager to address the root of problem. Interested to learn more about Hananto's initiative? Read more below. Tell us about...

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#SeastainableStories – Rhyn Esolana, Project Balod

#SeastainableStories is a series by Seastainable to feature amazing ocean conservationists and advocates! We believe that everyone can play a part in contributing to healthier and happier oceans. For the second blog this year, we are featuring Rhyn Anthony Nique Esolana, the Project Manager of Project Balod in the Philippines. Rhyn’s project has been funded by your seapport since its first wave last year. Project Balod is a conservation workshop held in Dumaguete City, Philippines,  designed to educate and inspire individuals on marine conservation, environmental stewardship and leadership, and establish pro-environmental behavior. Interested to learn more about Rhyn’s initiative? Read more below. What sparked your interest in conservation? My conservation story was sparked through a conversation with a Seabling (fellow...

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#SeastainableStories – Adzmin Fatta, Green Semporna

#SeastainableStories is a series by Seastainable to feature amazing ocean conservationists and advocates! We believe that everyone can play a part in contributing to healthier and happier oceans. For this week’s blog, we are featuring Adzmin Fatta, the Co-founder of Green Semporna in Malaysia. In December 2019, Seastainable supported Green Semporna's Community Environmental Leadership Camp (CELC) which was attended by 42 aspiring young leaders in Malaysia. The programme aims to support sustainable development in the communities living in coastal areas of Sabah, enabling grassroots conservation organizations to grow through capacity building. Want to know more about Adz and his advocacy? Read more about his journey below!  What sparked your interest in conservation? Initially, I never dreamed that I would be working in conservation...

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#SeastainableStories – Florence Tay, UnPackt Pte Ltd

 #SeastainableStories is a series by Seastainable to feature amazing ocean conservationists and advocates! We believe that everyone can play a part in contributing to healthier and happier oceans.  This week, we are featuring Florence Tay, the Co-founder of UnPackt Pte Ltd which is one of our consignment partners in Singapore. UnPackt Pte Ltd is the first zero-waste bulk store in Singapore with the mission to build a green and mindful country, one community at a time. Read more to know about Florence and her take on conservation. What sparked your interest in conservation? Thinking about what kind of environment will my child grow up in the future. What do you think is important in pursuing conservation? I think it is...

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#SeastainableStories – Kay Hui, The Tinkerbox

#SeastainableStories is a series by Seastainable to feature amazing ocean conservationists and advocates! We believe that everyone can play a part in contributing to healthier and happier oceans.  For this week’s #SeastainableStories, we are featuring Kay Hui, founder of The Tinkerbox our partner and maker of the Furoshiki Wraps! The Tinkerbox provides handcrafted and reusable solutions to the single-use problems that we are accustomed to nowadays. Scroll down to know more about this artisan and her views on conservation and sustainability. What sparked your interest in conservation? I started making pads and pantyliners for girls in less developed countries. I found it hypocritical not to know what using it was like when I was pitching the benefits. I tried pantyliners...

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