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New journal launched: Tropical Grasslands - Forrajes Tropicales - CIAT Blog

New journal launched: Tropical Grasslands - Forrajes Tropicales - CIAT Blog | Tropical grasslands | Scoop.it
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C: published December 21, 2013

R: It tells of the importance of grasslands in order to improve the climate, the environment, the food supply, and the poverty level.  Production of livestock is the most damaging process to the environment.  

A: Neil Palmer

A: It's a journal entry generated by the International Center of Tropical Agriculture.   

  

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Grasslands More Diverse Than Rain Forests—In Small Areas

Grasslands More Diverse Than Rain Forests—In Small Areas | Tropical grasslands | Scoop.it
Sorry, tropical rain forests. Grasslands have the most plant species—at least in areas smaller than a few parking spaces.
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news/magazine article

R: The article informs the reader about different grassland vegetation and how the grasslands have more plants that rain forests.  The grasslands exaimed range from Costa Rica to Argentina.  A: Dave Mosher, a writer for the National Geogrpahic 

A: National Geographic is a famous organization that informs readers about the nations geography.  The author pulls information and opinions from other ecologists.

P: The purpose of this article is to tell of the diversity of plants and vegetation of grasslands and also rain forests, and how there is so much to explore of the different biomes on earth.   

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Informational website
C: The article was written October 30, 2013
R: It talks about the climate, location, plants, and animals of a tropical grassland.
A: Defender of wildlife wrote the article (they were named America's best wildlife charity by Reader's Digest)
P: The purpose of the article is to inform the public about different biomes

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BBC Nature - Tropical grassland videos, news and facts

BBC Nature - Tropical grassland videos, news and facts | Tropical grasslands | Scoop.it
Tropical grasslands include the savanna usually associated with Africa, and savanna-type grasslands found in India, Australia, Nepal and the Americas.
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R: The video describes the grasslands of Africa, India, the Americas, Nepal, Australia.  It provides information about the climate, plant life, and animals.   

A: the video was on BBC's website 

A: BBC is a British television company that broadcast public service announcements.  

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Case study

C: it's not current but it is informational and accurate

R: The case study describes the structure of grasslands in Asia, specifically in Sri Lanka and India.

A: it is written by M.A. Pemedasa, who teaches at the University of Ruhuna in Sri Lanka.

A: The author cites other sources in his case study, and his information matches much of what we have already researched.

P: The purpose of the case study is to provide information about the grasslands in Asia and how it effects the other factors such as productivity, structure, and ecology.

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