Managing for a Low Carbon Economy
Carbon Mitigation Projects
In the face of climate change, resilience must be built into the environment, the economy and the social wellbeing of communities.
Climate change will affect everyone: agriculture, industry, tourism and government. And we all have an important part to play in
response to these effects. It is important that all industries manage towards a state of climate change if they wish to build resilience into
their businesses. Read more.
That's why, at Rory Allardice Environmental, we look at your business and identify how climate change will affect you. We then make
recommendations on how you can lower your carbon footprint and transition to a low carbon economy.
Project: Development of Performance-Based Management Plan of the Faunal Reserve of Lomako
Yokokala; Democratic Republic of Congo
In the DRC poaching for bush meat is still prevalent. (Picture thanks to Henri Vosper of a poacher, smoking house and his product of
smoked game meat and a crocodile)
I went into together with Clive Poultney and Rubens de Kock to assess needs to assist with the prevention of poaching, train field
rangers and advise on infrastructure and equipment maintenance including the building of a field ranger outpost. The Lomako
Yokokala faunal Reserve is in the middle of the Congo jungle, 17 hours up river by motorized dug-out canoe from the closest town.
There were no building resources as we know them in South Africa available, so we had to teach the local staff how to build using the
natural resources of the area, which were abundant. Hard woods from the forest, magnificent clay for In Situ walls, palm oil for
water-proofing and hardening, and palm rope for tying it all together into more than comfortable buildings.
The contribution capacitated the field rangers to remain in the field in comfortable facilities for long periods of time to maintain
protected area integrety. Read More
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"My mission is to promote biodiversity conservation and
sustainable systems which will in turn ensure the
well-being of mankind."
Assessor & Workplace Development Facilitator THETA accredited.
Recent: "Greening the Collage". Industrial "greening", solar
panels, heat pumps, sewerage systems, clean water filters etc.
together with the equatorial forest surrounding the Nyungwe
National Park ... read more