It was the sight of the plastic-filled insides of a washed-up whale on the news that moved 23-year-old Jolene Marie Cholock-Rotinsulu to launch a campaign and start-up company dedicated to reducing plastic use and waste, reaching hundreds of thousands of people through her social media as well as visits to villages and schools across her native archipelago. On 3 June, award-winning journalist Natasha Elkington spoke with Jolene Marie Cholock-Rotinsulu, Indonesia’s Miss International – Indonesia, on her advocacy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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