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With humans and the environment there were many issues with this. People have been cutting down trees since the 1800’s.[1] With this they are killing off wildlife and the environment that is helping the world. When cutting down trees, we are cutting off supplies to the wildlife and their homes and taking away oxygen from humans. With globalization connecting to deforestation because once people started settling in North America they started cutting down trees for the usage of building homes and for new resources.[2] There were mass numbers of trees getting cut down. People decided to cut down trees were a good idea because of the items they could make so it started becoming a business and soon many trees were getting cut down. With this deforestation is a problem all around the world but in the main case a very big problem is in Brazil the Amazon forest because they are destroying the land, taking away resources for animals, and making it harder for them to live and for them to have homes.                                    There are many ways on how deforestation can happen. This is including natural deforestation which is caused by natural resources, the weather being too hot, too cold or too dry. If the area is too dry a problem that usually happens are fires. With fires happening they destroy the land because it is so dry and hot that there is no water or anything to stop it. The reason this is natural deforestation because no human has anything to do with this. Also because the plants/trees are going to slowly grow back. With deforestation it is because of humans and the plants/ trees do not slowly grow back.                                                                                                                                                                       There are many problems that are wrong with deforestation. Deforestation wasn’t a huge problem in the 1800’s because not many people decided to cut down trees. But then deforestation became a big problem in major forest areas including the Amazon in Brazil. The major deforestation started in the late 1960’s even knows this is not when it began. With this the Amazon was [3] “approximately 40% of Brazilian Territory and is a region with a low population density” Not caring about the population or any other part of the amazon, people didn’t realize what was going to happen in the future. There are many problems with deforestation in the Amazon, many people did not realize that there was a problem because they did not know the affects it had on the rain forest. Including killing animals homes, killing animals and making it hard for other objects to grow in the forests. With removing parts of the Amazon including the tress, we are destroying the parts in the world that are needed for human and for animals to live including oxygen. There is also a serious climate change with this happening including the Amazon basin was being accelerated by the Brazilian government [4] “which often suffers from severe drought and to open territory for development” With this removing some of the Amazon forest there is a climate change and many things end up changing because people want to take away the land so they can build homes, they need the wood from the trees for many things, building objects for example homes, tables, chairs.

Map of Brazil showing the rain forest

With mankind being known well for deforestation there are many problems [5] “it is not until a man’s pocket book is touched that he becomes aware of the existing danger” This is showing that not until deforestation was a ‘huge’ issue that people cared. Once deforestation started becoming a bigger issue many people started to worry and try and fix this issue because it was destroying the Amazon Forest.                                                                                                                                 With Deforestation there are many horrible things that come out of it. For instance killing off trees/plants, but with killing off theses they are also killing off what the animals have. They are taking away there homes, taking away the places they hide.[6] There are many problems caused by this because with us destroying the habitat the animals live in there is no where for them to live. With people building houses the animals will start to wonder and try and live where the humans live which is not a good idea.[7] There are many animals that are killed throughout the years because of deforestation and their homes being destroyed and they wouldn’t be able to live with out their homes.

Continuing with deforestation [6] “nearly 70 percent of the forests have high population are now down 10 percent in the last 30 years” this is the amount of forest that are being destroyed  ans how many animals and how much the population of animals, plants and specific things that we need in the world.

 there are many different types of issues that come with deforestation because they are killing many things.

All in all there are many problems with deforestation in the world. Causing many issues with that is happening and how many animals, trees, and plans are being ruined. Deforestation has been happeining for many years and is still continuing to this day.

1] Zulfiqar, Mohammad Mohad. “Combatting the menace of Deforestation.” The Nation (AsiaNet),  August 8, 2016,

[2] Cuff, David J. “Deforestation” In Oxford Reference. Published in 2001. http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/9780195108255.001/acref-9780195108255

[3] Dejesusparada, N. ; Demoraisnovo, E. M. L. ; Dossantos, A. P. Instituto de Pesquisas Espaciais. Deforestation planning for cattle grazing in Amazon Basin using LANDSAT data – NASA-CR-157907. Rome, Italy: UN/FAO Training Course on Remote Sensing Application, 1979

[4] Friedman, Irving . The American Basin, Another Sahel? Vol. 197. American Association For Advancement of science, 1977.

[5] “Forest Saving as a Necessity,” New York Times, November 21, 1920

[6] Green, Glen M. ; Sussman, Robert W. “Science: Deforestation history of the eastern rainforests of Madagascar from satellite images,” Vol.248(4952). Published in April 13, 1990.

[7] MARVINE HOWE Special to The New,York Times. (1974, Jun 02). Conservationist stirs furor in brazil. New York Times (1923-Current File) Retrieved from https://search.proquest.com/docview/120150144?accountid=14902

Deforestation research assignment #4

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Research Assignment #1
Deforestation and the effect on wildlife and the environment.
With humans and the environment there were many issues with this. People have been cutting down trees since the 1800’s. [1] With this they are killing off wildlife and the environment that is helping the world. When cutting down trees, we are cutting off supplies to the wildlife and their homes and taking away oxygen from humans. With globalization connecting to deforestation because once people started settling in North America they started cutting down trees for the usage of building homes and for new resources. [2] There were mass numbers of trees getting cut down. People decided cutting down trees were a good idea because of the items they could make so it started becoming a business and soon many trees were getting cut down.
[1] Zulfiqar, Mohammad Mohad. “Combatting the menace of Deforestation.” The Nation (AsiaNet), August 8, 2016,
[2] Cuff, David J. “Deforestation” In Oxford Reference. Published in 2001. http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/9780195108255.001/acref-9780195108255

Research Assignment #2
Deforestation in the Amazon Brazil
Deforestation has been a big problem in major forests including the Amazon that is in Brazil. They really started major deforestation in the late 1960s even though it began a lot early then that. There were many issues with deforestation including animal’s homes and the oxygen level becoming lower. With the Amazon “approximately 40% of Brazilian Territory and is a region with a low population density” [1] With this it was okay for people to come in a cut down some of the trees. Many people didn’t realize it was that big of a problem until there is less forest and endangered animals and just animals in general. This primary source is a source of the government that includes pictures and details about how they began deforestation in the Amazon. The intended audience for this source is mostly people that are interested in the Amazon and that want to understand more information about deforestation. With deforestation, the Amazon basin was being accelerated by the Brazilian government “which often suffers from severe drought and to open territory for development” [2] With this removing some of the Amazon forest there is major climate changes and many things end up changing because they are trying to live in the environment with people trying to destroy it. This primary source is a journal article that is explaining the climate changes in the Amazon dealt with the major changes in the environment.
[1] Dejesusparada, N. ; Demoraisnovo, E. M. L. ; Dossantos, A. P. Instituto de Pesquisas Espaciais. Deforestation planning for cattle grazing in Amazon Basin using LANDSAT data – NASA-CR-157907. Rome, Italy: UN/FAO Training Course on Remote Sensing Application, 1979
[2] Friedman, Irving . The American Basin, Another Sahel? Vol. 197. American Association For Advancement of science, 1977.

Research Assignment #3
With having many problems with deforestation there were still people trying to save the rain forest because they did not believe what the people were doing was right. “it is not until a man’s pocket book is touched that he becomes aware of the existing danger” [1] this is showing that people really don’t notice what is going on in the world until it affects them and their life this is what this article is portraying. Continuing with the things that deforestation causes is many plants and animal species are endangered because of the arrival of the humans in the forests and destroying their homes. “Nearly 70 percent of the forests that have high populations are now down 10 percent in the last 35 years” [2] with this we are killing animal, plants and specific thing that we need in the world. Deforestation in the Amazon had many different thing many people were concerned “there’s no green left, and I’m afraid they will transform the whole area” [3] this is showing people were scared with deforestation because they didn’t know what was going to happen with the forest and couldn’t do too much for it.
[1] “Forest Saving as a Necessity,” New York Times, November 21, 1920
[2] Green, Glen M. ; Sussman, Robert W. “Science: Deforestation history of the eastern rainforests of Madagascar from satellite images,” Vol.248(4952). Published in April 13, 1990.
[3] MARVINE HOWE Special to The New,York Times. (1974, Jun 02). Conservationist stirs furor in brazil. New York Times (1923-Current File) Retrieved from https://search.proquest.com/docview/120150144?accountid=14902

Research Assignment #4
There are many issues with deforestation, deforestation is basically the removal of a forest. In Brazil, the Amazon is a good example of deforestation because of how many people have decided they would continue their work there. They think it is benefiting the right amount of people but is destroying the forest and destroying the animals and making them become endangered or extinct. With this they are killing the land that is available to living creatures including plants, animals, and insects. Many of these things cannot survive because of the deforestation. Also, it is very hard for the land to grow back normal because they keep killing the land and not letting it grown back.
With humans and the environment there were many issues with this. People have been cutting down trees since the 1800’s. [1] With this they are killing off wildlife and the environment that is helping the world. When cutting down trees, we are cutting off supplies to the wildlife and their homes and taking away oxygen from humans. With globalization connecting to deforestation because once people started settling in North America they started cutting down trees for the usage of building homes and for new resources. [2] There were mass numbers of trees getting cut down. People decided cutting down trees were a good idea because of the items they could make so it started becoming a business and soon many trees were getting cut down
Deforestation has been a big problem in major forests including the Amazon that is in Brazil. They really started major deforestation in the late 1960s even though it began a lot early then that. There were many issues with deforestation including animal’s homes and the oxygen level becoming lower. With the Amazon “approximately 40% of Brazilian Territory and is a region with a low population density” [1] With this it was okay for people to come in a cut down some of the trees. Many people didn’t realize it was that big of a problem until there is less forest and endangered animals and just animals in general.
This primary source is a source of the government that includes pictures and details about how they began deforestation in the Amazon. The intended audience for this source is mostly people that are interested in the Amazon and that want to understand more information about deforestation. With deforestation, the Amazon basin was being accelerated by the Brazilian government “which often suffers from severe drought and to open territory for development” [2] With this removing some of the Amazon forest there is major climate changes and many things end up changing because they are trying to live in the environment with people trying to destroy it. This primary source is a journal article that is explaining the climate changes in the Amazon dealt with the major changes in the environment.
With having many problems with deforestation there were still people trying to save the rain forest because they did not believe what the people were doing was right. “it is not until a man’s pocket book is touched that he becomes aware of the existing danger” [1] this is showing that people really don’t notice what is going on in the world until it affects them and their life this is what this article is portraying. Continuing with the things that deforestation causes is many plants and animal species are endangered because of the arrival of the humans in the forests and destroying their homes. “Nearly 70 percent of the forests that have high populations are now down 10 percent in the last 35 years” [2] with this we are killing animal, plants and specific thing that we need in the world.

Oil Spilling

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In the Autopsy of an oil spill focuses on the Oil company Ixtoc, this spill had occurred in the 1980’s and was in the Gulf of Mexico. The article talks about how the U.S is reacting to Mexico because it was affecting multiple places in the U.S including Texas. The purpose of this source is to explain what is happening between the U.S and Mexico. Throughout the article, it talks about how the oil spill was caused and how Mexico was supposed to clean up but took them a while. It also talks about how it affected many places, animals, the waters and many more. Also with this oil spill has been one of the largest oil spill in worlds history. There were many issues with this oil spill.
Garmon, Linda . “Autopsy of an oil spill.” October 25, 1980. Accessed February 5, 2017. http://web.a.ebscohost.com/ehost/detail/detail?sid=6bfff002-ff61-4677-8a88-576e45bb56f7%40sessionmgr4008&vid=0&hid=4206&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZQ%3d%3d#AN=7073517&db=ulh
Question A
Why did it take Mexico so long to take care of the oil spill and what was the main reason for the oil spill?
Question B
Throughout the oil spill why was there so many complications?

Research Assignment #3
The oil spill that had happened in June 1979, had caused many problems for Mexico and the United States. Not just causing harm to people they have also caused environmental issues, including harming the waters and the animals living in the water and or birds that are trying to catch food. With having oil spills there were many ways to have a cleanup, “set guidelines for oil spill contingency plans, including requiring some oil spill cleanup equipment” [1]. There were many ways on how cleanup needed to happen because of the spill. The reason they needed certain ways is because they did not want the oil to spread and they wanted to make sure they had got all of it. Continuing with cleanup Mexico was on the liability for oil spill damage including “Texas coast from the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico” [2] This is including the money the United States has payed to have clean up from the oil spill, even know it’s not their fault.
Paragraph #3: Scientist views on oil spill
Paragraph #4: The oil spills in general in the Gulf of Mexico
Paragraph #5: The explanation on why the oil spill happened
Paragraph #6: Oil Spill remediation
Conclusion: Tie everything back together
ENDNOTES:
[1] Stammer, Larry B. “5 Spill Cleanup Centers Proposed by Oil Firms: [Home Edition].” June 21, 1989. Accessed February 22, 2017. http://search.proquest.com/newsstand/docview/280856814/EA7E1193A24A4B13PQ/2?accountid=14902.
[2] Hume, Ellen. “Mexico Queried on Liability for Oil Spill Damage: OIL SPILL AID.” August 24, 1979. Accessed February 22, 2017. http://search.proquest.com/docview/158897990/abstract/68A02154A0CC40E7PQ/5?accountid=14902.
[3] Allen, Edward Frank. “Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill in ’79 Holds Hints as To Consequences of Mideast Slick.” 1991. Accessed February 22, 2017. http://search.proquest.com/newsstand/docview/398211304/A9FF50B40BAC4085PQ/8?accountid=14902.
[4] “An Ecosystem Services Approach to Assessing the Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico.” 2013. Accessed February 22, 2017. http://site.ebrary.com/lib/wsu/detail.action?docID=10863861
[5] Garmon, Linda. “Autopsy of an oil spill.” October 25, 1980. Accessed February 5, 2017. http://web.a.ebscohost.com/ehost/detail/detail?sid=6bfff002-ff61-4677-8a88-576e45bb56f7%40sessionmgr4008&vid=0&hid=4206&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZQ%3d%3d#AN=7073517&db=ulh
[6] “An Ecosystem Services Approach to Assessing the Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico.” 2013. Accessed February 22, 2017. http://site.ebrary.com/lib/wsu/detail.action?docID=10863861