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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.
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PlanetWiki's content must be from openly-available, published sources, so readers can check the information for themselves (and edit the content to remove any discrepancies).
  
 
  "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 19:03, 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 must be trusted in order to have an impact. To achieve this, it holds itself to the standards suitable for an encyclopedia.

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

PlanetWiki's content must be from openly-available, published sources, so readers can check the information for themselves (and edit the content to remove any discrepancies).

"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.