Asian Sustainable Issues, Pangolins And More W/ Sustainable Asia's Marcy Trent Long
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In this episode, we talk about sustainable issues, reporting on them, and pangolins! 😅Marcy Trent Long of the Sustainable Asia podcast is on a mission to cover specific issues within the region, ranging from deep mining to waste, plastics and more. Sustainability is in the name after all!I knew Marcy through the Asia Podcast Awards, where Sustainable Asia was a finalist for Asia's Best Podcast!We talked about:How to tackle sustainable issues from an Asian perspectiveGoing undercover(!) to get the perfect narrativeThe difference between covering issues in Asia and the worldAnd of course, pangolins!Enjoy :)Timestamps[2:58] How Marcy creates Sustainable Asia[8:55] Choosing the right issues to cover, and what captures your attention[11:24] The beauty of long form podcasting and going against the norm[15:41] The Pangolin Reports, what they are, and why Sustainable Asia is covering them[18:09] How they went undercover to get insights on pangolin trafficking[21:56] How do we know that our local markets are sustainable?[26:49] Censorship in Asia: issues that Sustainable Asia can't cover[28:43] State-level implications of issues, moving a capital city in Asia[31:46] 'Learning the narrative as we go': The advantages of covering issues as a podcast[35:06] Exploring Asian Radio Culture: Are listeners ready for longform journalistic episodes?[40:05] What's an issue that Sustainable Asia would like to cover next?[41:54] Rainforests, and Norm's personal connection with them[45:19] How is the coronavirus affecting the show?[51:32] What is on Marcy's podcast playlist?[57:14] What would Marcy like to see more of in the Asian podcasting sceneLinksSustainable Asia:Website (https://sustainableasia.co/about) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/sustainableasiaco/) Twitter (https://twitter.com/SustainableAsia) LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/sustainable-asia/) Listen to Sustainable Asia on:Podchaser Profile (https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/sustainable-asia-630329) Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/show/6pSJXaRFMImiTW8h4y0GZH) Apple Podcasts (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/sustainable-asia/id1353457276) Episode: The Pangolin Reports: China (https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/sustainable-asia-630329/episodes/s7e1-the-pangolin-reports-chin-53468165) Asia Podcast Awards (https://asiapodcastawards.com/) Mentioned shows Daily Show (https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/the-daily-show-with-trevor-noa-612129) The Book Review Podcast (https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/book-review-100949) Embedded (https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/embedded-20838) Future Ecologies (https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/future-ecologies-702322) Plastiphere (https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/plastisphere-a-podcast-on-plas-722060) Support this podcast
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