“For 25 years, Oceanagold was like a never-ending storm that has lashed at us.”
The mining company is also under investigation by nine United Nation special rapporteurs as Kalikasan PNE and Samahang Pangkarapatan ng Katutubong Magsasaka at Manggagawa Inc. (Sapakkmmi) filed a complaint last December 27, 2018.
“The seven military outposts of China across West Philippine Sea has put crosshairs on its various ecosystems and fishing grounds.”
Military’s claim of zero rights abuses belied (Photo by Jhun Dantes / Bulatlat.com)
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
“How can they say that they are for peace and development when they are terrorizing us?”
Letter to the Editor Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment March 11, 2012 Disclaimer | What you are reading is either a press release/ statement or a manifesto. These materials do not go through our editorial process and do not reflect our policy or position. The world is not divided between pro-mining and anti-mining camps…
By MARYA SALAMAT
Even if Aquino manages to get a bigger share in the mining firms’ declared profits, it would be nothing compared to the mining firms’ profits and worth of ‘plundered’ wealth.
LTE: The people decide which legitimate actions can be done to protect their rights and the environment
Letter to the Editor 14 October 2011 The Philippines has historically endured gross environmental destruction caused by mining plunder: from the recorded 1982 Maricalum mining disaster in Negros Occidental, 1996 Marcopper mine-tailings dam collapse in Marinduque, 2005 Lafayette toxic spill in Albay, to the latest 2007 TVI Pacific mine-tailings spill in Zamboanga del Norte. Likewise,…
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
“It is very alarming that the Aquino government opts to collude with mining firms and multinationals in implementing a military solution in order to continue operations and pursue profits at the expense of our communities.” – Gabriela Women’s Party Rep. Luz Ilagan
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — Resume the peace talks and discuss the damage mining companies wreak on the environment. This was the call of environmental activist group Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment (Kalikasan-PNE) in the aftermath of the recent successful operations of the New People’s Army (NPA) against three mining corporations…
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA — Youth groups said the damage brought about by Typhoon Pedring could have been lessened if the government has control over the operations of dams. “State control over the operations of dams, such as the release of water, could have diminished the ravages of typhoon Pedring. Corporations or…