Wikipedia:WikiProject Environment

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WikiProject Environment

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WikiProject Environment

WikiProject Environment is a project focused upon organizing and improving articles related to the natural environment and biophysical environment. For more information about WikiProjects, please see Wikipedia:WikiProjects and Wikipedia:WikiProject best practices.

Please feel free to join this project by adding your user name to the list of participants!

Scope Scope

A rocky stream in the U.S. state of Hawaii

This WikiProject is a collaboration to better organize and improve articles about the natural environment and the positive and negative effects of humans upon the biophysical environment.


The goals of this project include the following:

  1. Improve articles within this project's scope
  2. Create user-friendly navigation and linkages
  3. Organize articles categorically
  4. Maintaining objectivity and neutral point-of-view in environment-related articles
  5. Promote an awareness of the natural environment and world

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Article tasks

  • This list is transcluded from the tasks list page. To edit the list, click here

Here are some tasks awaiting attention:

Project tasks

Here are some tasks awaiting attention:

Books Articles

Article alerts

Did you know

Articles for deletion

Categories for discussion

Redirects for discussion

Files for discussion

Miscellany for deletion

Featured article candidates

Good article nominees

Requests for comments

Peer reviews

Requested moves

New articles

Please feel free to improve these new environment-related articles, listed here from AlexNewArtBot/EnvironmentSearchResult.

This list was generated from these rules. Questions and feedback are always welcome! The search is being run daily with the most recent ~14 days of results. Note: Some articles may not be relevant to this project.

Rules | Match log | Results page (for watching) | Last updated: 2019-04-20 19:51 (UTC)

Note: The list display can now be customized by each user. See List display personalization for details.

Article statistics

For detailed assessment statistics, see: (Index · Statistics · Log).

Topic overview

Topics that are part of this project include (but are not limited to):

Pages needing attention


Articles updated by BOT (does not appear to be updated by a bot.)


Further information: Wikipedia talk: WikiProject Environment/Archive 1 – Hierarchy definition
Category puzzle

Topics in the Environment category are occasionally ambiguously-defined and multi-disciplinary, and it may be difficult to create a categorical hierarchy based upon consensus.

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Parentage and descendants

The "Environment" covers a wide range of academic disciplines but the major parent WikiProjects could be considered as:

The descendants of this WikiProject are:

2 people Participants

All interested are welcome to join WikiProject environment. To join, please add your name to the list here.


Feel free to place these on your user page.

The Earth seen from Apollo 17.jpg This user is a member of
WikiProject Environment.
Wind-turbine-icon.svg This user supports
renewable energy.


The following templates help us organize our efforts to enhance environmental coverage on Wikipedia.

The Environmental Barnstar Template

The Environmental Barnstar {{subst:The Environmental Barnstar|message ~~~~}} The Environmental Barnstar may be awarded to Wikipedians who have made significant contributions towards environment-related articles, raising environmental awareness in Wikipedia, or assisting in Wikipedia:WikiProject Environment.

The award was introduced and designed by User:OhanaUnited. It was introduced on April 27, 2007.


{{subst:The Environmental Barnstar|Message|alt}} produces:

Environment Barnstar Hires.png The Environmental Barnstar

WikiProject Talk Page Template

Use {{WikiProject Environment}} on the top of a talk page for an environment related article which will add the following box to the talk page:

WikiProject Environment (Rated NA-class)
WikiProject icon This environment-related page is part of the WikiProject Environment to improve Wikipedia's coverage of the environment. The aim is to write neutral and well-referenced articles on environment-related topics, as well as to ensure that environment articles are properly categorized.
Read Wikipedia:Contributing FAQ and leave any messages at the project talk page.
 NA  This page does not require a rating on the project's quality scale.

See: Template:WikiProject Environment, for complete documentation on using this template, including associating articles with the following WikiProject Environment Task Forces:

Environment related templates (and topics)

{{Nature nav}}

{{Environmental humanities}}

{{Environmental science}}

{{Environmental social science}}

{{Environmental technology}}

{{Natural resources}}


Stub templates

Stubs are managed by the Stub-sorting WikiProject. *Before creating a new stub, propose it at Wikipedia:WikiProject Stub sorting/Proposals. See Wikipedia:Stub for general guidelines on creating stub templates and categories

Related WikiProjects and Task Forces

WikiProjects puzzle

Related WikiProjects:

Related Task Forces:

Outside Wikipedia:

  • Appropedia – a wiki for issues related to Development and Sustainability, for material which is not suitable for Wikipedia. This includes original research, personal experience, and ideas. Areas covered include sustainability, sustainable development, appropriate technologies, and sustainable technologies and practices.
  • Other green wikis – such as Greenlivingpedia and Envirowiki are listed at Appropedia: Green wikis and development wikis, some on more specific areas (such as the Coastal wiki).

Icon tools.png Tools

Main tool page:
  • AutoEd – A user script that helps to automatically make clean-up changes in articles, and it also allows for easy design, use, and customization of user scripts related to automated article cleanup.
  • reFill – Edits bare url references: adds title, dates, publisher, etc.
  • Checklinks – Edit and repair external links
  • Dab solver – Quickly resolve ambiguous links.
  • Peer reviewer – Provides hints and suggestion to improving articles.
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