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- Overall, we rate Resource Watch a Pro-Science source based on presenting evidence-based, well-sourced data and information.
Bias Rating: PRO-SCIENCE
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Organization/Foundation
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
According to their about page: “Resource Watch features hundreds of data sets all in one place on the state of the planet’s resources and citizens. Users can visualize challenges facing people and the planet, from climate change to poverty, water risk to state instability, air pollution to human migration, and more. Resource Watch data are curated by World Resources Institute’s independent, nonpartisan experts, drawing from the best peer-reviewed and authoritative sources.”
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Funded by / Ownership
Resource Watch fully discloses its funding partners on the website.
Analysis / Bias
In review, there is a tremendous amount of data on the website covering sustainability. There is little emotional language, and everything is appropriately sourced to credible scientific information.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate Resource Watch a Pro-Science source based on presenting evidence-based, well-sourced data and information. (D. Van Zandt 4/11/2018) Updated (01/26/2022)
Last Updated on January 26, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check
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