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JSTOR: Ambio, Vol. 27, No. 7 (Nov., 1998), pp. 545-550

JSTOR: Ambio, Vol. 27, No. 7 (Nov., 1998), pp. 545-550 | Boreal forest biome | Scoop.it
Antriksh Agarwal's insight:
This is an informational article, and it explains the different cycles the boreal forests in Canada go through. C- this article was published on November of 1998, therefore is quite outdated and does not have updated and the most recent information. R- this article provides us with a lot of information about the history of the forest, therefore it is fairly relevant to our study of the boreal forest biome. A- this article is accurate because it comes from an encyclopedia and gives us various historical facts about the biome. A- the authors of this article are the editors of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, therefore this article was written by authoritative individuals. P- the purpose of this article was or inform the reader about the history of he boreal forest of Canada.
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Lauren Lason's curator insight, November 8, 2013 10:57 AM

This is an informational article, and it explains the different cycles the boreal forests in Canada go through. C- this article was published on November of 1998, therefore is quite outdated and does not have updated and the most recent information. R- this article provides us with a lot of information about the history of the forest, therefore it is fairly relevant to our study of the boreal forest biome. A- this article is accurate because it comes from an encyclopedia and gives us various historical facts about the biome. A- the authors of this article are the editors of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, therefore this article was written by authoritative individuals. P- the purpose of this article was or inform the reader about the history of he boreal forest of Canada.

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Scientists urge 50 percent protection of boreal forest: 'Amazon of the north'

Scientists urge 50 percent protection of boreal forest: 'Amazon of the north' | Boreal forest biome | Scoop.it
"Although 80 per cent of the boreal is intact, only 10 per cent of the 1.2 billion acres is protected."
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Antriksh Agarwal's insight:
Scientists want to protect more parts of the boreal forest in Canada because of it is extremely helpful to the environment. They want to regulate industries from extracting resources and help keep the forest healthy. C- This article was published on July 23, 2013 and is current. R - this article relates to our topic because talks about how scientists want to protect the biome and how will they protect it. A- the author is an assistant editor at MINING.com, and before arriving at InfoMine, Anthony worked as a policy analyst at the Trade and Agriculture Directorate of the OECD. He holds an MA in international affairs from Johns Hopkins University SAIS. A- the article comes from a credible source because it comes form a website that informs it's reader about the current events. P-the purpose of this article was to inform the renderers about the current plans scientists have for the boreal forest.
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Lauren Lason's curator insight, November 8, 2013 10:52 AM

Scientists want to protect more parts of the boreal forest in Canada because of it is extremely helpful to the environment. They want to regulate industries from extracting resources and help keep the forest healthy. C- This article was published on July 23, 2013 and is current. R - this article relates to our topic because talks about how scientists want to protect the biome and how will they protect it. A- the author is an assistant editor at MINING.com, and before arriving at InfoMine, Anthony worked as a policy analyst at the Trade and Agriculture Directorate of the OECD. He holds an MA in international affairs from Johns Hopkins University SAIS. A- the article comes from a credible source because it comes form a website that informs it's reader about the current events. P-the purpose of this article was to inform the renderers about the current plans scientists have for the boreal forest.