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Your assignment requires you to research and take a stance on a current, controversial environmental or social issue that you care about. This assignment includes four parts:
- A Research Proposal
- An Annotated Bibliography
- An Oral Presentation on the Research Journey
- An eight-page researched Argument Essay using a minimum of five reputable sources (at least one of which must be an academic, peer-reviewed journal article)
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