July 06, 2015     Philippines
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Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Batangas groups call for mining ban

“The endorsement of Lobo government officials for the MRL-Egerton mining project should be revoked and reversed to protect Lobo’s lives, livelihood, and environment.”

Sunday, June 28th, 2015

‘People’s victory | Environmentalists hail exit of mining giant in Tampakan

“Glencore ultimately failed in the face of massive people’s resistance against foreign and large-scale mining.”

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Learn the lessons of Laudato Si, live its teachings through the people’s struggles

KALIBUTAN By LEON DULCE (Columnist’s note: We released this statement last Friday,June 19, after reading Pope Francis’ entire encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si. We are publishing it in Kalibutan for everyone to see groundbreaking implications of...

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Climate change activists laud papal encyclical

“Pope Francis asserts the principle of common but differentiated responsibility, amidst a systematic drive by capitalist countries to blur the difference between the obligations of rich and poor countries.”

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

The Big One | Disaster-preparedness starts with the people

“Preparedness does not only mean having the equipment, materials, facilities – it pertains to the people.”

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

The Big One | Prepping the people

“What if the school building is already old, will the drop-cover-hold on still apply?”

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

The Big One | Having equipment, vehicles helps but not the key

“Where is the role of the people in the picture?”

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Makabayan solons want probe into approval for DMCI coal plant

“Congress should probe into how a pollutive coal-fired power plant was approved despite the copious lack of social acceptability and extensive environmental risks."

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

Impending gold mining in Batangas threatens center of world marine life

An international study in 2005 identified the Verde Island Passage as the “center of the center” of the world’s marine shorefish biodiversity.

Friday, June 5th, 2015

World Environment Day | Groups protest DMCI projects

“The Filipino people must demonstrate on World Environment Day our commitment to protect our natural heritage and ecology by opposing DMCI’s coal-fired power plant in the globally-renowned ecological treasure that is the province of Palawan.”

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

Green groups blast Palawan council nod to DMCI coal plant

“No company with an atrocious environmental and social track record such as DMCI should be allowed to build environmentally-critical projects.”

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