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Article References

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Ankel, Sophia. “A French Startup Is Using Magnetic Fishing Rods to Pull Abandoned E-Scooters out of the Seine.” Business Insider, 2019,

Earth5R. “How Environmental Education Will Reform France for the Better.” Earth5R, 26 July 2020,

France 24 English, director. Cleaning up the Seine: An Olympic Reboot for Famed but Polluted Paris River • FRANCE 24 English. YouTube, YouTube, 12 Apr. 2023, Accessed 13 July 2023.

“Interceptor Original • Rivers • the Ocean Cleanup.” The Ocean Cleanup, 10 Nov. 2022,

Lieberman, Sara. “The Man Who Swam the Seine.” GQ, 26 Aug. 2021,

Walt, Vivienne. “Inside the Billion-Dollar Effort to Clean up the Seine.” Time, 13 Mar. 2023,

Intensive Farming: The Bane of the Earth

25, Jul. “Value of Avocado Exports from Chile from 2015 to 2021.” Statista, 25 July 2023,

5050 Community. “Smart Eco-Farming.” YouTube, 8 Apr. 2016,

Austin, Chris. “Challenges Facing Irrigated Agriculture in the Western U.S.” MAVEN’S NOTEBOOK | California Water News Central, 23 Aug. 2017,

“Chile: Avocado Annual.” USDA Foreign Agricultural Service, 15 Aug. 2023,,percent%20increase%20over%20MY2017%2F18. 

Cuéllar, Alejandra. “Avocado Boom Wreaks Havoc on Latin America’s Environment.” Dialogo Chino, 26 Jan. 2023,

Ding, Qian. “What’s behind China’s Growing Appetite for Avocados?” What’s behind China’s Growing Appetite for Avocados? - CCTV News - Cctv.Com English,,for%20the%20%22golden%20fruit.%22&text=Although%20China%20opened%20up%20to,get%20widespread%20attention%20until%202016. Accessed 17 Aug. 2023. 

Griffiths, Steve. “Salinization.” YouTube, 26 Mar. 2017,

“Intensive Farming.” Everything Connects, Accessed 17 Aug. 2023. 

“Large Avocado Plantations Own Rights to Chile’s Water.” Danwatch,,the%20riverbed%20has%20dried%20out. Accessed 17 Aug. 2023. 

Shahbandeh, M. “Domestic Avocado Consumption U.S. 2021.” Statista, 27 July 2022,,consumed%20by%20Americans%20in%202020

Tirado, Reyes. “Defining Ecological Farming.” Greenpeace International, 2009,

Clouded Reflections:

Lorenz, Ama. “Ocean Oil Spills and Its Impact.” FairPlanet, Accessed 16 July 2023. 

National Geographic. “Role of Keystone Species in an Ecosystem | National Geographic Society.”, 19 July 2022,

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. “Oil Spills: A Major Marine Ecosystem Threat | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.”, 2010,

US EPA, REG 10. “Marine Species at Risk.” US EPA, 13 May 2013,

Controversial Forms of Activist Protest:

Magazine, Smithsonian. “Climate Activists Throw Soup on Vincent van Gogh’s ‘sunflowers’ to Protest Fossil Fuels.” Smithsonian.Com, 17 Oct. 2022,

Henriques, Jocelyn Timperley and Martha. “The Surprising Science of Climate Protests.” BBC Future, 18 May 2023,

Weyler, Rex. “A Brief History of Environmentalism.” Greenpeace International, Accessed 16 Aug. 2023.

Funes, Yessenia. “Throwing Soup at a Van Gogh? Why Climate Activists Are Targeting Art.” Environment, 21 July 2023,

Environmental Innovations to Help Global Warming & Climate Change:

“These 10 Technologies Are Most Likely to Help Save Planet Earth.” ZDNET, Accessed 16 Aug. 2023.

Keefe, John, and Rachel Ramirez. “Our Underwater Future: What Sea Level Rise Will Look like around the Globe.” CNN, 12 Oct. 2021,

“United States Population (Live).” Worldometer,,the%20latest%20United%20Nations%20data. Accessed 16 Aug. 2023.

RespectfulLiving, et al. “41% of US Land Is Used for Livestock Production According to This Report.” Respectful Living, 15 Apr. 2022, “Which Is Worse for the Planet: Beef or Cars?” EcoWatch, 28 Nov. 2022,,meat%20production%20is%20extremely%20damaging.

“GFI Report: Plant-Based Meat Uses up to 99% Less Land than Conventional Animal Meat - Vegconomist - The Vegan Business Magazine.” Vegconomist, 7 Feb. 2023,

24, ByKara Andersonandupdated on Jul. “Smart Grids: Everything You Need to Know.” Smart Grids: Everything You Need to Know, 24 July 2023,

“Carbon Capture.” Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, 11 July 2023,,power%20plants%20and%20industrial%20facilities.

Faison, Jay. “The Truth about Carbon Capture.” ClearPath, 21 May 2020,

Walt, Vivienne. “Inside the Billion-Dollar Effort to Clean up the Seine.” Time, 13 Mar. 2023,

Weyler, Rex. “A Brief History of Environmentalism.” Greenpeace International, Accessed 16 Aug. 2023. 

Zoom!: Environmental Application of Drones

Koh, L. P., & Wich, S. A. (2012). Dawn of drone ecology: Low-Cost autonomous aerial vehicles for conservation. Tropical Conservation Science, 5(2), 121-132.

Rejeb, A., Abdollahi, A., Rejeb, K., & Treiblmaier, H. (2022). Drones in agriculture: A review and bibliometric analysis. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 198, 107017.

Singh, A., Kumar, U., & Seitz, F. (2015). Remote sensing of storage fluctuations of poorly gauged reservoirs and state space model (SSM)-Based estimation. Remote Sensing, 7(12), 17113-17134.

Tyukavina, A., Hansen, M. C., Potapov, P. V., Stehman, S. V., Smith-rodriguez, K., Okpa, C., & Aguilar, R. (2017). Types and rates of forest disturbance in brazilian legal amazon, 2000–2013. Science Advances, 3(4).

Strains on Wildlife: Changes Must Come to Policies and Solutions Addressing Climate Change

Bapna, Manish, et al. “4 Things to Know about the Global Adaptation Challenge.” World Resources Institute, 10 Sept. 2019, Accessed 17 Aug. 2023.

Begum, Tammana. “Ten Animals We Have Saved from Extinction.” Natural History Museum, Accessed 17 Aug. 2023.

Renee Cho |February, et al. “Climate Change Poses Challenges to Plants and Animals.” State of the Planet, 20 Feb. 2019, Accessed 17 Aug. 2023.

EPA. "Coral Reefs." United States Environmental Protection Agency, 21 June 2022, Accessed 30 Mar. 2023.

Herring, David. “Are Humans Causing or Contributing to Global Warming?” NOAA Climate.Gov, Accessed 17 Aug. 2023.

IUCN. "Species and climate change." International Union for Conservation of Nature, Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

The National Wildlife Federation. “Climate Change.” National Wildlife Federation, Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

NOAA. "Climate change impacts." National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 13 Aug. 2021,,cause%20direct%20and%20indirect%20deaths. Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

Photo References:

“2019-2020 Australian Bushfires.” Center for Disaster Philanthropy, 9 June 2022,

Images, Getty. “The Animals within Ecosystems Change the Amount of Carbon They Sequester or Release, but Putting a Figure on That Change Can Be Tricky .” Carbon Cost, BBC, 21 Oct. 2021, Accessed 17 Aug. 2023.

Jensen, Allison. “Examining the Pros and Cons of Hydropower.” Manufacturing.Net, 7 Mar. 2023,

Joe, Tanuvi. “Green Queen Media Home - Green Queen.” Green Queen, Accessed 17 Aug. 2023.

Jones, Geoffrey P., et al. "Coral Decline Threatens Fish Biodiversity in Marine Reserves." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 101, no. 21, 18 May 2004, pp. 8251-53,

Lindsey, Rebecca, and Luann Dahlman. "Climate Change: Global Temperature." Edited by Jessica Blunden., 18 Jan. 2023,,0.18%20%C2%B0C. Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

Marshall, Claire. “Warnings over Potential Sewage Spills into the Water Are in Place along the Coast.” BBC News, BBC, 6 Sept. 2022, Accessed 17 Aug. 2023.

National Geographic. "Carbon Sources and Sinks." National Geographic, Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

NOAA. "Climate change impacts." National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 13 Aug. 2021,,cause%20direct%20and%20indirect%20deaths. Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

Northwestern. "10 Ways to Stop Global Warming." Northwestern, Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

Reef-World. "What would happen if there were no coral reefs?" The Reef-World

The National Wildlife Federation. "Climate Change." The National Wildlife Federation, Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. "Impacts." U.S. Fish & Wildlife Servcice, Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

United Nations. "Climate Change." United Nations, Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

Watson, Julia, narrator. How to Build a Resilient Future Using Ancient Wisdom. TED, 2020.

What is Climate Change?" Climate Action, United Nations, Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

Wootton, David. “A Combine Harvester at Work in a Norfolk Field.” The Guardian, Guardian News & Media Limited, 23 July 2019, Accessed 17 Aug. 2023.

“WORLD DAY TO COMBAT DESERTIFICATION AND DROUGHT.” Edited by National Today, National Today, Accessed 17 Aug. 2023.

Yamaguchi, Mari. “Un Nuclear Agency Chief Says He’s Satisfied with Japan’s Plans to Release Fukushima Wastewater.” AP News, 5 July 2023,

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