Natalie Jeremijenko: The art of the eco-mindshift
Prescribes small-scale actions which positively change or monitor the environment.
Tadpoles to monitor water quality, but take it to the next level– a tadpole walker, and the tadpole is named after the government official responsible for local water quality. You take your tadpole for a walk, your neighbors ask about it, everyone can monitor it…
The space in front of a fire hydrant is a no-parking space. So why not rip up the pavement and turn it into a mini-garden? If this were done for every fire hydrant in NY city area, it would trap enough of the runoff to filter almost all of the water which currently dumps toxins straight into the bay.