Senior Thesis Projects in Environmental Studies

Each academic experience builds toward your senior thesis project. It’s required for graduation, and our students tell us that while it’s demanding, it’s also one of the most rewarding experiences of their lives. Here are some thesis projects in Environmental Studies:

Crimes of Emission: How Dirty are the Hfc-23 Abatement Projects of the Clean Development Mechanism?” by Oliver Laurence Peckham

“Speaking for the Seas: Examining and Promoting Sustainable Seafood in the Chesapeake Bay” by Courtney A. Smith

“What Is The Extinction Of The Condor To A Child Who Has Never Seen A Wren? The Effect Of Charismatic Minifauna On The Environmental Behaviors Of High School Students” by Aidan Bailey

“ECO³ Can a Tri-force of Sustainability Reforms $ave the Four Winds CafĂ©?” by Johannah Birney

“Who Speaks for the Wolves? An Exploration of the Human-Wolf Conflict in the Continental United States” by Kaitlyn Bock

“Business as Usual: Greenpeace in a Changing World” by Mara Feinberg

“Sustainable Auto-Mobility: The Case of the Bicycle” by Devin K. Frechette

“Another Way': An Ethnographic Portrait of Community Dynamics, Sustainability, and Percieved Quality of Life at Inanitah and Earthaven Ecovillage” by Jeanne La Roche

“Polar Bear Sport Hunting in Nunavut, Canada: Perspectives on Polar Bear Conservation and the Endangered Species Act” by Tait Mandler

“Field Trips and Informal Education: An Analysis of Hands-On Science Curriculum” by Christine McCormick

“Who Benefits? Policies of Inclusion and Exclusion in International Pharmaceutical Bioprospecting Contracts” by Katherine Scussel

“Anthropogenic Nutrient Enrichment in Bays and Watersheds: A Comparison of Sarasota Bay, Florida and Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii” by Allison Wyatt

“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free: An Examination of Refugee Resettlement in the United States” by Jessica Certain

“Temporal patterns of burrow use by gopher tortoises (Gophexus Polyphemus) at the Ordway-Swisher Biological Station” by Forest Hayes

“Everglades Ecology Restoration Inspiring Science Education” by Angelique Giraud

“A Review of Dispersant Use in Response to the British Petroleum Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill” by Bryant Turffs

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