Quote that motivates his work: “We humans are members of a community on earth. We are obligated to nurture this community, the continued unsustainable plundering of our limited resources is hindering us from fulfilling our obligations to protect all life.” Thomas Berry

Jan Arkert is one of The Green Connection’s researchers. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in Engineering Geology and an Masters in Philosophy Degree in Wildlife Management. Jan is completing a thesis into the possible ecological impacts that fracking may have on the Karoo. He has practiced as a geologist his entire career and founded his own consulting practice in 2003, working extensively throughout Southern Africa.