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SAEON in the Media

Dr Nicky Allsopp, Manager of SAEON’s Fynbos Node, co-edited an authoritative and informative publication on future prospects for Namaqualand and its people (above). The book contains the proceedings of the 2005 Namaqualand Colloquium and is an attempt to plough the benefits of some of the research undertaken in the area back into the region and its resources. Copies can be obtained from the SKEP Coordinating Unit, Private Bag X7, Claremont 7735, Tel +27 (21) 799 8872, or Email

A news release calling on volunteers to assist with the SAEON Ndlovu Node’s Savannah Region Bird Survey was distributed to national and regional media.

The news release received coverage in a wide range of media from print to online and broadcast media.


Articles appeared in Die Burger, Citizen, Saturday Star, Beeld, Volksblad Nuus and Landbouweekblad.


Articles were published on Star Online and Beeld Online. An article also appeared in SAEON’s electronic newsletter.


A radio interview was held with Radio Pretoria, and the news release was aired on Radio Jacaranda (News).

An article on SAEON’s participation in the International Biodiversity Day 2008 survey appeared in the September issue of Mooiloop magazine.

In addition, an article entitled “National Centre for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) in Santa Barbara, USA. NCEA” by Avinash Chuntharpursat, SAEON’s Information Management Scientist, was published in the July issue of Position IT.

Publication Date Page Headline Circulation
BURGER (Kaap), Saterdag By 23 Aug 2008 19 Daar is min inligting oor hoe klimaatsverandering Afrika raak, daarom wil die South African Environmental Observation Network die migrasiepatrone van trekvoëls bepaal. Me. Nikki Stevens, projekleier, sê mense moet op die uitkyk wees vir die Euro... 83782
POSITION-IT 01 Jul 2008 45

National Centre for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) in Santa Barbara, USA.

NCEAS is responsible for a suite of metadata management systems based on the Ecological Metadata Language

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