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Indonesian documentary declares war on single-use plastics

'Pulau Plastik' shines light on pollution in world's biggest archipelago

A protester marches at the Plastic Free Parade in Jakarta in 2019. A new Indonesian documentary sheds light on the environmental and health impact of plastic waste -- as well as offers potential solutions.

BALI -- "Here in Bali, we believe in the law of karmaphala -- that our actions will determine what we receive in return, good or bad," says Gede Robi, frontman of rock band Navicula and the lead in "Pulau Plastik," a new documentary about the sources and consequences of, and possible solutions to the scourge of plastic waste that pockmarks so many of Indonesia's 17,000 islands.

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