If you’re like me, you may have thought that the third Saturday in September (the 15th this year) was just another ordinary day to work on homework. Well, lucky for us it’s not just another Saturday, in fact, it’s National CleanUp Day! That’s right! A day to pick up litter and make your natural environment cleaner!
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Purdy, J. (2015). After Nature : A Politics for the Anthropocene. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.