Start by reading the articles on The Age of Humans - Living in the Anthropocene. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/age-humans-living-anthropocene-180952866/ Scroll down on the article page and you will find numerous examples of the effects of humans on the environment - categorized into air, water, shelter, food, nature and culture, nature, etc. Pick one specific topic within a category and explore that topic. Once you have found a topic to write about, now it is time to find examples of solutions to that problem. Watch the two videos below as examples of ways to approach the issues of plastics and litter. Links of Video’s to watch: Assignment: •The essay that you write should be single spaced and about two full pages of text. •Roughly half your paper should be describing the problem in detail - get numbers, data, facts to support your statements. •Make sure to list all your sources at the end of your paper (this does not count towards the paper length). •The second half should focus on solutions and how much of an impact they may have. Do not narrow the margins, add extra lines at the top to pad the space. •Other than the body of the text, the only other information on the assignment should be your name and the title of the paper. •In science we always write in our own words. We do not quote text from others, no matter how technical it may be. We also cite our sources.