Welcome, my name is Mark Dangerfield and I thank you for visiting AskAlloprus.com
When environmental issues have been in your mind for over 30 years, as they have for me, it is sobering and just a little scary. No matter how much work is done to tackle the problems the list of environmental issues grows and wins seem hard to come by.
After a career working on natural resources, biodiversity issues, and carbon projects as a scientist and consultant in Europe, Africa and Australasia, one thing is clear to me — awareness is the key to any of the wins... and is where to find future solutions.
I am so convinced of it that I wrote a book about it.
What Ask Alloporus explores is that whilst there is no simple solution to anything environmental, there is great strength in awareness — and perhaps more than a little wisdom.
We can resolve many environmental issues if we become aware and understand the connections better.
Among the many Ask Alloporus pages you will find nuggets of knowledge and understanding distilled from real-world experience that will help you make the right connections in your own mind.
Thinking to help feeling is a great route to awareness.
The explanations of environmental challenges that you can find on these pages and in the Pragmatology ezine will make you think and help you to become more aware.
I hope that the explanations and ideas prompt you to
It would also be great if you liked the ideas enough to
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quizzical looks from vendors at the entrance to the main market in Mannokwari, the capital of West Papua, Indonesia
Mark and Kupesa entering environmental data in the Okavango Delta, Botswana
Jul 26, 15 07:19 AM
Global environmental issues fall into three broad categories based on the extent of their effects. Thinking this way helps us to know when the issue is real.
Jul 26, 15 06:59 AM
The GFC hit hard and fast, reverberating through economies everywhere. There are a number of ways that this impact fuelled environmental issues.
Jul 26, 15 05:47 AM
Fracking is drilling and injection of liquid to fracture deep rock layers and release natural gas. It is similar to drilling for oil but far more controversial — find out why.