“Maintaining healthy watersheds in these areas will guarantee that our population will have adequate, clean and safe water supply for irrigation and domestic water needs.”
Pamalakaya and SLLM said the anti-fish pen campaign should lead to genuine rehabilitation of the lake and not to turning the lake from a productive fishing zone to a money-making business hub of just a few developers.
“The seven military outposts of China across West Philippine Sea has put crosshairs on its various ecosystems and fishing grounds.”
The Duterte administration has continued to subscribe to the same old, pro-foreign, pro-oligarch, anti-people and anti-environment globalization polices of the previous administrations.
The ‘infallibility’ of Duterte’s drug war rhetoric has become a convenient front for politically motivated killings.
In 2012, the DOJ recommended the filing of a (downgraded) case of reckless imprudence resulting to homicide.
The climate talks are still a legitimate venue to advance the concrete needs and aspirations of our people.
In a dialogue, indigenous peoples and Moro asked Environment Secretary Gina Lopez to shut down destructive large-scale mining.
The CDRC has been calling on President Duterte to grant its request for exemption from taxes and duties for the shipment of pinewood for the shelter project as well as for a waiver in the storage fees at the Port of Cebu so that the shipment can be released soon. MANILA — As the world…
“The Duterte administration is full of contradictions, but the positive outweighs the negative.”
Environmentalists hope government action against destructive firms will lead towards reorientation of the mining industry.