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Plastic pollution is a real threat to the environment, and probably no other sector feels its impact than Filipino fisherfolk. As waste continue to overflow to fishing waters, it has been a struggle for fisherfolk to provide food to our tables. (READ: Fighting for food, security, and the depths of the West Philippine Sea)
In this episode, Jee Geronimo sits down with 2021 Ramon Magsaysay awardee and Zamboanga Sibugay-based fisherman Roberto “Ka Dodoy” Ballon and Oceana Philippines vice president Gloria Ramos to talk about the reality of plastic pollution and how it is affecting our communities.