Take a trip down the Gowanus Canal with cartographer and citizen scientist Eymund Diegel, who is tracing the natural history and hidden environments of his Brooklyn neighborhood. “What looks like a hellhole actually has scenic potential,” says Diegel. “So you think this could be Venice. You laugh, you say, ‘This guy is out of his mind.’ But technically there is no reason why this could not be one of the prettiest spots in New York City.”
Sensing Change is a combination of exhibit, website, and related programs that offer new visions of the threats and opportunities generated by a changing climate. Visit http://chemheritage.org/sensingchange to learn more.