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Getting permission to reprint Worldwatch material

Note: Please allow for a 30-day turnaround time.

Worldwatch Institute grants permission to reprint materials from our books, magazine and website provided that the reprint is for educational or nonprofit purposes and provided that the following guidelines are followed:


1. Go through our copyright clearance and search for the product you'd like to reprint.

Go to and search for the product you'd like to reprint in the search box under "Get Permission."

2. If the product is not accessible through our copyright clearance, write:

Gaelle Gourmelon :


Permissions Department
Reprint Request
1400 16th Street, N.W., Suite 430
Washington, D.C. 20036

  1. Tell us the title of the publication and the individual piece desired, the author (if applicable), the page number(s) and publication date of the document you wish to reprint.
  2. Tell us how you'd like to use the document (e.g., on your website, as a link, in your newsletter, in a textbook, etc.).
  3. If it is for publication in a written form (e.g., in a book, newsletter, etc.) tell us when your piece will be published, where it will be published, how many copies of it will be published, and who the publisher is.
  4. If it is for any other use than on our website, tell us what type of rights you are requesting (e.g., in the United States, worldwide, etc.)
  5. Tell us how we can get back in touch with you. Be sure to provide us with your name, address, phone, fax, and e-mail address.

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