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You can’t systematically republish all of our articles.
Extracts: you can run the first few lines or paragraphs of the article and then say: “Read the full article on SAEON eNews” with a link back to the article.
Quotes: you can quote authors provided you include a link back to the article URL.
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Edits: if you wish to make material edits, you will need to run them by the author for approval prior to publication.
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SAEON eNews is the bimonthly online newsletter of the South African Environmental Observation Network.
SAEON serves as a national platform for detecting, translating and predicting environmental change through scientifically designed observation systems and research.