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Environmental Research (Andrews): Suggested Topics

To guide you in your research

Some Suggested Topics From Mrs Andrews

Possible Environmental Topics

Acidification of oceans

Air pollution in ____________

Air pollution from ______

Arsenic

Alternative energy – such as solar

Alternative energy – such electric cars

Alternative energy & radioactive waste

Aviation and the environment

Bisphenol A (BPA)

Building green

Carcinogens in the environment

Clean Air Act

Clean Water Act

Chernobyl

Coal Ash Pits- such as Little Blue or others

Coal burning

Coal mining

Commercial fishing

Coral Bleaching

DDT

Dead zone – Mississippi river & gulf

Deforestation of _________

Desalination

Dioxins

Electric Cars

Endocrine Disruptors

Environmental effects of meat production

Environmental effects of pesticides

Environmental impact of irrigation

Environmental impacts of dams

Environmental issues with agriculture

Environmental issues with mining

Environmental issues with paint

Environmental issues with paper

Environmental issues with shipping

Environmental issues with war

Topics 2

Environmental policy

Factory farming and waste into rivers and streams

Fracking

Fresh water in _________________

Garbage Island

Gulf oil spill

Habitat destruction in ___________

Hazardous materials/waste

Hazardous waste incineration

Heavy Metals

Landfills

Lead

Love Canal or any superfund site

Mercury

Ocean Acidification

Oil Drilling and pipeline

Oil Spill(s) in __________

PCB

Plastics

Pesticide drift

Pesticides in _________

Problem with plastics

Recycling

Renewable fuel sources, such as bio-diesel, ethanol and vegetable oil

Strip Mining

Suburban Sprawl

Superfund sites

Superfund sites

Sustainability

Toxins in the environment

Urban runoff

Umbrella species

Water pollution in _____________

Water pollution from _____________