In episode five, GREEN RIDERS go to the source and find Southeast Asia’s first rubber tree, in Kantang, Thailand. We explore the complex, rubber-made story behind this most common of materials, a story of pestilence, slavery, deep jungles, big dreams, dashed hopes and a whole lot of drippy, white sap.

GREEN RIDERS is a video-journey, exploring environmental stories, struggles and successes, across Southeast Asia, by bamboo bike and other sustainable means.

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