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Desperate measures

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CHINA’S emperors regarded control over water as one of the principal ways of controlling the country. They poured their kingdom’s resources into vast projects...
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C-This was published in October, 2013 and the issue is still present. R-The intended audience are people who read the Economist and care about world affairs, the info is well formatted and fairly in depth on the issue. A-The readership level is average and the info discusses the issues of rivers in China. A- The authors are from the known magazine The Economist and are legitimate, and are responsible for a large amount of publications in the magazine. There is not a works cited for the article, however further research into current events shows that the problem discussed is very real. P-The article serves the purpose of trying to come up with new solutions to a pressing issue and is biased in that it is against the current actions being taken to alleviate the issue.
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Rivers and Streams: Life in Flowing Water | Learn Science at Scitable

Rivers and Streams: Life in Flowing Water | Learn Science at Scitable | Rivers and Ponds | Scoop.it
What lies beneath? Rivers: diverse habitats with broadly varying niches. Communities reflect and influence local, upstream, downstream, and broader landscape conditions.
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Journal Entry

C- This Journal entry was posted in 2012. It seems this was the last time it was revised as well.

R-The intended audience is a higher knowledged focus group based off the fact that the diction used is  not lower level and is quite extensive. This is directly correlated to the subject matter. 
A-This information is definately scholarly, as the publisher is Declan Mccabe.

A- There are approximately 20 sources used in the bibilography to back up this journal entry so based off this fact the entry is accountable.

P- The purpose of the article is to explain the diverse habitats of the communities that rivers and streams encompass. Along with the cycles and interactions between the organisms.  

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Stream (River) Biome

Stream (River) Biome | Rivers and Ponds | Scoop.it
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Video

 C-This website was published 2003, and was last updated this year, 2013. 

R- This video is trying to reach a younger audience from ages 8-18. The information that is present directly correlates with the river and pond biome. 

A-  This information is not scholarly, it is provided by the owners of the domain, "Biomes of the World". They authors are most likely educated on the topic along with other prominent biomes.

A- There is no bibliography for the video although this does match the topic. Becasue this website is on the top search on google, it can be used as an accountable source.

P-  The purpose of this video is not stated in this video. But the infereance can be made that it is to educate the younger populous about the river and stream biome. 

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River and Stream - U*X*L Encyclopedia of Biomes | Encyclopedia.com

River and Stream - U*X*L Encyclopedia of Biomes | Encyclopedia.com | Rivers and Ponds | Scoop.it
River and Stream - River and StreamHow Rivers and Streams DevelopKinds of Rivers and : Encyclopedia.com
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Encyclopedia

C-Created in 2008, this information is still valid. R-The intended audience of this article are scholarly people, there is a large amount of information that is in depth about all fields regarding rivers. The readership level is average and the information is on topic with our project. A-The authors are the authors of an online encyclopedia about the varying types of biomes. They are scholarly and the authors are legitimate.  A-There is not a works cited for the article. However we can verify the information presented with other sources that we have used for this project and prior knowledge. P-The sole purpose of the information is to inform people with no bias present.   
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Archaeo-Environmental Study Of The Almas River: Mining Pollution And The Cerrado Biome In The End Of The Nineteenth Century In Mid-Western, Brazil.

Archaeo-Environmental Study Of The Almas River: Mining Pollution And The Cerrado Biome In The End Of The Nineteenth Century In Mid-Western, Brazil. | Rivers and Ponds | Scoop.it
This article proposes to understand the environmental impacts of a gold mining exploration in the Cerrado biome or Brazilian Savanna at the end of the nineteenth century in Mid-Western, Brazil.
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Case Study

 C- This case study was submitted in 2011.

R- The intended audience is for college level students or students of a higher knowledge published for the University of Florida. There is a multitude of information used along with highly detailed explanations. 

A- This is a scholarly Case Study, written by Diego M. Costa.  It is published by the University of Florida. 

A-This source is a particular river study, more specifcally the Almas river. The information given is applicable to many other rivers and streams, although it is of a different location. 

P- The purpose of the article is to understand the environmental impacts of a gold mining exploration in the Cerrado Biome.

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