Photograph evidence of where a non-native plant or animal has invaded a local ecosystem. Produce a ‘spotter’s guide’ to these invasive species.
Explore your local stores and coffee shops. Which ones have the most sustainable products? Reward those that are good with a certificate and ask your local paper to list them.
Go guerrilla and change a place with plants.
Turn a digital camera into a satellite. Hover it above the ground and take a picture of the view below.
Buy ingredients for a meal from your local farmer’s market.
Turn your food waste into a dish for some soil.
Cross a place by walking, stepping, treading, pacing, striding, strutting, tiptoeing, tripping, skipping, dancing, leaping, lumbering, stamping, tramping, toddling, staggering, lurching, reeling,...
Walk (or drive or cycle) between one neighborhood and the next. When do you know that you’ve definitely moved from one to the other?
Carry out a dog survey in two different parks.
Explore a place and discover something new without walking.
Plant some beautiful flowers or start a community garden to make a neglected place more beautiful.
They say that the suburbs are areas where “they chop down trees and then name streets after them.” Can you find the hidden trees in your own suburban or inner city area?
Glocal listening. Click here and discover international 'local' radio. Where is the most distant/interesting place you can tune in to? Is their music played on any of your local radio stations?
Design a machine that can cook food by harvesting wind, rain and solar power.
Identify a problem that faces young people in your area: homelessness, kids without school supplies, lack of playgrounds or another issue.