BBC Minute: Quitting Your Job to Save the Environment

Jul 12, 2017 | BY Chris Couve

Environmental activist Shilpika Gautam quit her job as a banker to paddle board 3,000km along the River Ganges in India. She wants to raise awareness about water pollution and the importance of access to clean drinking water. She also broke the world record for the longest ever stand up paddle-boarded distance, by a female, in one single journey.