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BIO 111 - Barr - Human Impact Research Project - 2022

This guide will provide useful resources to successfully complete the Human Impact Research Project assigned in Kim Barr's Introductory Biology courses.

Agengies and Organizations

Lists of Environmental Disasters

Programs on the Environment

Marine Debris / Polluting with Plastics

garbage washed up on a beach

Photo credit: NOAA Marine Debris Program

Introduced Species

Cane Toad

Rivers, Dams, Reservoirs


Getting the Picture: Our Changing Climate

Earth Day Network and Earth Vision Trust welcomes you to visit Getting The Picture: Our Changing Climate, an innovative online multimedia tool for climate education. Critically acclaimed photographer James Balog and his team bring you the latest in climate science education, featuring unique archives of media, film, photography and first-hand accounts of our changing climate.

  • Esteemed educators, researchers and photographers from around the world join together to create Getting The Picture with easy to use, chapter-by-chapter lessons combining art, science and adventure.
  • Compelling animations, time-lapse and science videos, photographs, field expedition stories and special clips from the Academy Award® and Emmy® nominated documentary film Chasing Ice are just a few of the highlights

The E-Waste Problem

burning e-waste in Ghana

A Case Study - Minamata Japan Disaster

Minamata is known worldwide due to Minamata disease, a neurological disorder caused by mercury poisoning. The disease was discovered in 1956. A local chemical plant was blamed for causing the disease by emitting untreated wastewater to the Minamata Bay

St. Louis Community College Libraries

Florissant Valley Campus Library
3400 Pershall Rd.
Ferguson, MO 63135-1408
Phone: 314-513-4514

Forest Park Campus Library
5600 Oakland
St. Louis, MO 63110-1316
Phone: 314-644-9210

Meramec Campus Library
11333 Big Bend Road
St. Louis, MO 63122-5720
Phone: 314-984-7797

Wildwood Campus Library
2645 Generations Drive
Wildwood, MO 63040-1168
Phone: 636-422-2000