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Research Paper on the Environmental and Economic Impacts of Invasive Species in South Florida

Yardena
Yardena
Yardena is a 17 year-old high schooler from Hollywood, FL.
High School
NSU University School, High School
Graduation Year
2022
Student review
I had an amazing experience throughout this program with Malia. Her guidance and experience helped when brainstorming and discussing possible solutions during my project. Her background knowledge allowed me to explore new ideas and concepts regarding my subject. Malia's easygoing personality and encouragement made my project enjoyable and much more exciting.

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Project description

Yardena's project was created to bring awareness to policymakers and the public about the harmful impacts that invasive species have on our planet. She chose to specifically research the effects iguanas have had on South Florida. Through her research, she highlights the damage they are doing not only to the environment and economy, but also to our infrastructure. The end product of her project was a review paper, which calls attention to these issues as the threat of these invasive species continues to increase.

Research Paper on the Environmental and Economic Impacts of Invasive Species in South Florida
Project outcome

Yardena's research paper has been accepted for publication by the Journal of Research High School.

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Malia
Malia
PhD Doctor of Philosophy candidate
Subjects
Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry
Expertise
marine biology, biochemistry, conservation biology, ecology, wildlife biology