March 04, 2015     Philippines
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Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Mining Act | ’20 years of plunder, destruction and pollution must end’

Calling President Aquino the “Plunderer-President,” protesters said the Mining Act and the government’s continued liberalization of mining adds more reason for his ouster.

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

$2-M ‘pay-off’ by US not enough for Tubbataha damage

“The US Navy not only incurred considerable damage to our world heritage site, they also clearly violated our Philippine sovereignty and laws.”

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Mining Act of 1995: Dalawang Dekada ng Disaster

KALIBUTAN By LEON DULCE Masasabi bang ‘luntian’ na polisiya ang Mining Act of 1995? Alinsunod sa batas na ito, ang mga transnasyunal na korporasyon o TNC ng pagmimina ay naglalaan ng pondo para gamitin sa mga teknikal...

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Mining Act of 1995: Dalawang Dekada ng Sinaid na Yaman

KALIBUTAN By LEON DULCE Sa darating na ika-3 ng Marso ang ika-20 taon na mula nang isabatas ang Republic Act 7942 o Mining Act of 1995. Dalawang dekada na buhat nang itinulak ng rehimeng US-Ramos ang patakaran...

Sunday, February 8th, 2015

Green groups blast SC overturn of kalikasan writ on Subic coal plant

Environmentalists decry the Supreme Court’s decision “demolishing major Writ of Kalikasan cases in favour of corporations and other polluters.”

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Banana growers survive two super typhoons

One of the areas most damaged by the last two super typhoons, which made landfall in the country, is the Eastern Visayas region. With one super typhoon making landfall where communities have barely recovered from another, recovery...

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Aussie environmentalist in solidarity mission to mining-affected communities

A green activist from Australia joins investigative missions in areas affected by operations of Australian mining companies in the Philippines.

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Green groups to DENR: ‘Respect Nueva Vizcaya’s ban on open-pit mining’

“The DENR should respect the political will of the frontline communities who have borne the brunt of OceanaGold and FCF Minerals’ pollutive and destructive operations.”

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

SM’s tree cutting draws ire from Baguio residents

The expansion of the giant mall is detrimental not just to the environment but to local businesses as well.

Monday, January 19th, 2015

After SM Baguio cut trees, advocates to appeal CA ruling

Environmental advocates vowed to continue their legal battle and protest actions against SM's cutting of trees.

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Manilakbayan | Lumads want big mining companies out of Mindanao

“The people of Mindanao are raging and our resistance grows stronger every day. Leave now, or face the people’s resistance.” – Panalipdan Mindanao secretary general Dulphing Ogan

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