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PlanetWiki aims to be a '''trusted''' source of facts about the '''problems''' facing the environment, proposed '''solutions''' and the '''progress''' made towards those solutions.
 
PlanetWiki aims to be a '''trusted''' source of facts about the '''problems''' facing the environment, proposed '''solutions''' and the '''progress''' made towards those solutions.
  
To achieve this, PlanetWiki follows Wikipedia's core content policies of [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Verifiability Verifiability], [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:No_original_research No Original Research] and [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Neutral_point_of_view Neutral Point of View]. Follow the links to the main Wikipedia pages for a full description of each.
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= Wikipedia's Content Guidelines =
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PlanetWiki follows Wikipedia's core content policies of [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Verifiability Verifiability], [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:No_original_research No Original Research] and [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Neutral_point_of_view Neutral Point of View]. Follow the links to the main Wikipedia pages for a full description of each.
  
 
== Verifiability ==
 
== Verifiability ==
  
[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Verifiability Verifiability] ensures that content on PlanetWiki is factually accurate. It is essential that PlanetWiki is a trusted source of information.
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[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Verifiability Verifiability] allows readers to check that content on PlanetWiki comes from sources that can be trusted.
  
 
  "Readers must be able to check that any of the information ... is not just made up. This means all material must be attributable to reliable, published sources. Additionally, quotations and any material challenged or likely to be challenged must be supported by inline citations."
 
  "Readers must be able to check that any of the information ... is not just made up. This means all material must be attributable to reliable, published sources. Additionally, quotations and any material challenged or likely to be challenged must be supported by inline citations."

Revision as of 18:58, 30 June 2019

PlanetWiki is a structured collection of information about evironmental issues. It is an open wiki that anyone can edit.

PlanetWiki aims to be a trusted source of facts about the problems facing the environment, proposed solutions and the progress made towards those solutions.

Wikipedia's Content Guidelines

PlanetWiki follows Wikipedia's core content policies of Verifiability, No Original Research and Neutral Point of View. Follow the links to the main Wikipedia pages for a full description of each.

Verifiability

Verifiability allows readers to check that content on PlanetWiki comes from sources that can be trusted.

"Readers must be able to check that any of the information ... is not just made up. This means all material must be attributable to reliable, published sources. Additionally, quotations and any material challenged or likely to be challenged must be supported by inline citations."

- Wikipedia, 2019-06-30

No Original Research

PlanetWiki is not a platform for publishing research, speculations, opinions or discussion.

"The phrase "original research" (OR) is used ... to refer to material — such as facts, allegations, and ideas — for which no reliable, published sources exist. This includes any analysis or synthesis of published material that serves to reach or imply a conclusion not stated by the sources. To demonstrate that you are not adding OR, you must be able to cite reliable, published sources that are directly related to the topic of the article, and directly support the material being presented."

- Wikipedia, 2019-06-30

Neutral Point of View

PlanetWiki aims not to take sides on issues where genuine controversy exists, and not to falsely inflate controversy where little exists.

To help achieve this, follow Wikipedia's guidelines on Neutral Point of View:

  • Avoid stating opinions as facts.
  • Avoid stating seriously contested assertions as facts.
  • Avoid stating facts as opinions.
  • Prefer nonjudgmental language.
  • Indicate the relative prominence of opposing views.