Plogging | Kyle Obermann

Oct 18 , 2021 | Social Good

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Trail running has become wildly popular in China. Along with it, plogging has emerged. ‘Plogging’ is a word still unfamiliar to many people. But it involves picking up trash while jogging — and in many parts of China, where a healthy planet is moving to the front, plogging is becoming all the rage. Our Nature Contributor Kyle Obermann travels and works extensively in China's wildlife. Here, he shares that experience.

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