Simultaneous rallies gathered indigenous peoples and environment advocates opposing the entry of large-scale mining companies in Mindanao.
Tags: International Earth Day
As Countdown to Earthday 2011 Begins: Environmentalists Decry the Aquino Government’s Lack of Concern for the Environment
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO and JONELLE MARIN
Environmental groups are set to commemorate International Earth Day on April 19 through various activities including rallies and fora. They say that Aquino government should stop sacrificing the environment and the people’s welfare on the altar of profit.