Article Review On Deforestation And Deforestation

999 Words Nov 5th, 2014 4 Pages
Government source (Our Planet)

Latham, S. "Habitat Loss." Our Planet. N.p., 5 July 2013. Web. 05 Nov. 2014.
<http://ourplanet.infocentral.state.gov/habitat-loss>.

The article focuses on the habitat loss due to deforestation. The author talks about the different purpose of deforestation such as agriculture, forestry, or water projects that endangers the species that live in the area. The article is based on information taken from World Wildlife Fund, IUCN, and Red List. The information that the author provides is important and useful to the topic of deforestation. Overall, the article is well written and well researched.

Mainstream media (The Washington Post)
Kirkpatrick, Nick. "In Brazil, 20 Million People May Not Have Enough Water." Washington Post. The Washington Post, 27 Oct. 2014. Web. 05 Nov. 2014. <http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2014/10/27/in-brazil-20-million-people-may-not-have-enough-water/>.

The article is about the water shortages due to little rain in southeastern Brazil. It hurts the region’s key crops and the people who live there. Millions of people in the region have been affected it. The water shortage is relevant to the topic of deforestation because it is the consequence of the overly conversion of forest areas to human usage. The author offers the reader statistic numbers, satellite images of the drought areas taken from NASA’s Earth Observatory. These images and statistic numbers are reliable sources to show the serious…

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