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News Article Concerning a Virus Found

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This article was published earlier this year from the New York Times, a world renowned magazine. It discusses very relevant information and has many interviews in it in order to keep from having a bias. This news article is good to show that there are many things that can be learned from the tundra and can be used in the biome. This article shows how conserving the tundra can be important to human survival. 

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Podcast on oil disruption of the biome

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This article is very reliable because it is very current being published within the last 8 years, It talks about the environmental impacts on oil drilling in the Tundra. Also it is credible because it is from a credible government news organization NPR. It goes in to detail on how there are many ecological disturbances that are man made that hurt the Biome.

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Article about the environmental quality

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This study was created in July 30th 2014 and is very up to date with its information. This was relevant because it talked about changes of the environment in Siberia. Also the information was very in depth and used scientific terms to explain things that were previously unknown to the average listener. Also the information here comes from agencies in the government like the EPA.

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Journal Article Over Climate Change

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This study was performed late last year, making the information relevant today. Also it was a first handed account of studies performed in a tundra biome, so it was summarized from many different sources. The article had many references so to show that they had used many different sources of information to prove their ideas. This source was good because it was a first handed account of an experiment in the tundra and had much research backing the statements. In this article one can see the issues that are occurring  with in this biome

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Case Study on Plants, Animals and Humans in the biome

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This case study passes the current test because it was published in 2004 and was last visited on May, 2009. This is relevant because it addresses human impacts on climate change in the tundra in the northern Rocky Mountains. This is from the U.S. Geological Survey so this is a accurate source because it is from the government. It shows the importance of the Human - animal relationship that can positively and negatively effect the future of the Arctic Tundra.

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News Article Concerning a Virus Found

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This article was published earlier this year from the New York Times, a world renowned magazine. It discusses very relevant information and has many interviews in it in order to keep from having a bias. This news article is good to show that there are many things that can be learned from the tundra and can be used in the biome. This article shows how conserving the tundra can be important to human survival. 

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Overall Review of the Tundra

Overall Review of the Tundra | Arctic Tundra | Scoop.it
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This information was published in 2011, so it has pretty current. There is a lot of detailed information about many different parts of the Tundra and it comes from the UXL Biome Encyclopedia, which gets much of its information from scientists and government agencies. This was a good source because it contained extensive information and came from a creditable source. In this source you can see many different things like the climate and the animals that live there

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