Forests are the only systems we have that can suck carbon out of the atmosphere within the time frame necessary to save humanity.
Mining-affected communities around the world unite against the big, destructive mines.
“Tell your brother, he totally killed a mountain.” – Environment Secretary Regina Lopez to Commission on Appointments Chairman Rep. Ronnie Zamora
Environmental groups, communities push for enforcement of suspension, closure orders on mining operations
Will the economy collapse as the big mines are closed?
“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.