The Anthroposphere: The realm of Humans Although we depend entirely on the Atmosphere, Biosphere and Lithosphere for life as we know it, the Anthroposphere distinguishes our life and decision-making from that of the rest of the abiotic and biotic world.
John Quiggin, professor of Economics at the University of Queensland states, For the first time in history we could end poverty while protecting the global environment. But do we have the will? This world is enough is a must-read essay
This post is in response to me being about two years behind the times as I just came across the World Bank’s article from 2015: Should we continue to use the term “developing world”? In a word, No! But it’s a
The next time you bite into that seemingly luscious red strawberry – in January – think about this article… Are supermarkets facing the beginning of the end? We, in the West, really do face a number of hypocritical decisions and
MinuteEarth – that great source of cool geography and science videos – tell us:
It’s summer, and I’m looking up at the brilliantly blue sky, marvelling at the huge billowy white clouds forming this afternoon. The last few days we’ve some spectacular storms with violent winds, a small tornado and too is-sized hail in
I’ll be on hiatus from regularly adding articles to the GeoKnow.net blog for at least the next few weeks. In addition to my regular teaching and co-curricular requirements, I have two “projects” that will occupy extra chunks of time. A
An excellent article on fracking, providing clarity of an issue mired in politics, innuendo and misinformation.