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Ferns

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Currency: This article is from 2014 so it is very current.

Relevance: This article describes ferns present in tropical and subtropical biomes.

Authority: This article is written from the American Fern Society and University of California Museum of Paleontology. 

Accuracy: This article is published in the Gale Encyclopedia of Science, so it should be accurate.

Purpose: This article shows the general information about ferns present in the rainforest biome.

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Ecosystem Productivity

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Currency- This informational website was created in February 25, 2011.

Relevance- informational data and analysis regarding the input energy and gross productivity of tropical rainforest biome.

Authority- persecuted by personal research

Accuracy- statistics and facts that illustrate findings of tropical rainforest biome

Purpose- to inform readers about the estimated net productivity of tropical rainforest biome and other biomes


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Camera-trapping rates of mammals and birds in a Bornean tropical rainforest under sustainable forest management

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Currency- the journal article was published in April 15, 2012.

Relevance- A report based on the steady growth rates of mammals and birds under sustainable tropical forest management. This article talks about location and animal characteristics in tropical rainforest.

Authority- Forest Ecology and Management employee, Hiromitsu Samejiima

Accuracy- data was recorded in various tropical parts of Japan and Malaysia.

Purpose- to determine if the rate of mammals and birds in tropical rainforest is steady or unstable.

 

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Peru's tropical rainforests: Peru's rainforests are rich in biodiversity but are under threat from exploitation. This article provides a case study of a sustainable development project in the rainf...

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Currency: This report was published in November 2010.

Relevance: This report talks about Peru’s tropical rainforests. This is a case study of a sustainable development project in the rainforest. This gives insight into the importance of preserving the tropical rainforest.

Authority: This is from the WideWorld organization.

Accuracy: WideWorld is a trustworthy organization that publishes articles about science.

Purpose: This case study provides information about the rainforest and they’re efforts to create a sustainable development in the tropical rainforests of Peru. 

 

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Video: Tropical Rainforest - How Stuff Works

http://www.teachertube.com/video/tropical-rainforest-biomes-102665

 

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Currency: This video was created 5 years ago.

Relevance: This is a video about the Tropical Rainforest biome.

Authority: This was a video from How Stuff Works. How Stuff Works is a famous informational video making company.

Accuracy: The information presented in this video corresponds to the current information out there.

Purpose: This shows an in-depth overview regarding the tropical rainforest.

 

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Ferns

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Currency: This article is from 2014 so it is very current.

Relevance: This article describes ferns present in tropical and subtropical biomes.

Authority: This article is written from the American Fern Society and University of California Museum of Paleontology. 

Accuracy: This article is published in the Gale Encyclopedia of Science, so it should be accurate.

Purpose: This article shows the general information about ferns present in the rainforest biome.

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Sloth Rescue

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Currency- this case study was published in October 2011.

Relevance- a tragic story of a sloth in tropical rainforest whose home was damaged from humans destroying his habitat, involving limiting factors and additional information about the biome.

Authority- Written by National Geographic Kids

Accuracy- Written by Elder Scott, a worker who had personally interacted with the "sloth rescue" mission

Purpose- to explain how humans are destroying tropical rainforest habitats for commercial use which cause mammals living there to suffer and migrate

 

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Case study: tropical rainforests

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Currency: This was created in November 2007. The information present, however, does correspond with current statistics.

Relevance: This is very relevant to the tropical rainforest biome because this ultimately describes the biome as a whole. This also describes the soil, water, plants, and animal characteristics of the biome. 

Authority: This case study is by the Wide World organization. This is a large organization which publishes scientific journals. 

Accuracy: This case study should be extremely accurate as it is published by the Wide World Organization. This organization strictly publishes articles pertaining to the world and should be able to revise their information at any time if needed. 

Purpose: The purpose of this is to provide in depth descriptions of the tropical rainforest from a credible source.

 

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Studies from Seoul National University in the Area of Paleobotany Published

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Currency- The news article was written in 2011.

Relevance- Explains how tropical rainforest climates are increasing, causing biodiversity of plants to decrease. This article talks about climate and issues of tropical rainforest.

Authority- Soul University in South Korea

Accuracy- examined on 5 tropical forests to test if the decrease net in biodiversity was actually a significant trend or not.

Purpose- To describe how tropical forest and tropical tree species are significantly decreasing due to temperature change.

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Ants

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Currency: This article was published in 2014.

Relevance: This article provides information about ants present in the rainforest biome.

Authority: This article was written based off of the US Government science.gov.

Accuracy: This article was written off the US government article "Insects and other Anthropods".

Purpose: This provides general information about the ants present in the tropical rainforest biome.

 

 

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