In this unit you will submit your final research paper. For this project you have identified, researched,
and described an environmental problem that you personally would like to see resolved. Please make
sure it is edited, proofread, spell checked, and is formatted using APA. It should be a minimum of four
pages in length (not including cover and reference page). Additionally, incorporate the requirements
Requirements for the Paper Identify the issue and create a thesis for your paper.
You must use a minimum of five scholarly or professional sources.
Use quotes sparingly. Your paper should not exceed ten quotes.
Be sure to use correct grammar and spelling. Note: Spell check will not catch all errors. You will need to
manually proofread your paper before you submit it.
Your paper must include a title page and a References page
Discuss the environmental issue. Explain why it is a significant problem.
Identify the populations/communities/species that are impacted by this problem and explain how, and
in what way, they are impacted.
Identify the type of scientists involved in identifying and solving this problem.
Include key biological/scientific concepts as they apply to your topic.
Address one or two key scientists (as applicable) that identified the problem and were key researchers in
Identify the government organization/agency/department that oversees this problem.
Address one or two key scientists that may have significantly contributed to creating solutions to this
Identify the methodologies used to identify and possibly solve this problem.