TWO girls from Bass Coast, Kara Landells and Nina Barry-Macaulay, are heading off to Nusa Lembongan, Bali to represent Australia in Asia’s first Swimrun, and help save a community drowning in plastic.
The pair will compete alongside athletes from around the globe to raise funds and awareness for the community of Lembongan.
This previously pristine island has been heavily impacted by massive tourism growth but is now threatened with an environmental disaster.
The $86,000 fundraising target will go equally towards improving recycling infrastructure and systems, and educating the community and visitors on how to manage and reduce the plastic pollution.
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