Category: Palawan

MGB suspends nickel-mining company over silt spill in Palawan town (Business Mirror, Jonathan Mayuga, 12 June 2014)

MGB suspends nickel-mining company over silt spill in Palawan town By, Business Mirror, Jonathan L. Mayuga, 12 June 2014 THE Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) has suspended the operation of…
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ATM Press Release : Environmental group urges MGB to cancel CMDC operations in Palawan

ATM Press Release 12 June 2014   Environmental group urges MGB to cancel CMDC operations in Palawan   Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM) calls on Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Director…
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Why can’t you give Palawan a break?!

  It has never been more wrong for beauty to be a reason for destruction; sadly, this seems to be the case in Palawan as despite being one of the…
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Statement of Support to the 16th August 2013 Inter-Agency Meeting on Palm Oil

Calling for a moratorium on palm oil plantation expansion in ancestral domains, forest areas, agricultural lands Alyansa Tigil Mina, a coalition of more than 100 orgs that is challenging the…
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Update on the FPIC Process at Brooke’s Point, Palawan:

Two FPIC processes have been attempted so far by the Lebach Mining Corporation (LMC) in Brooke’s Point, Palawan. The first community assembly for the FPIC process took place on August…
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Candlelight Vigil: Remembering the Mining Act of 1995

PUERTO PRINCESA – March 10, 2013 marked the 18-year anniversary of the passage of the national Mining Act, or RA 7942, enacted on March 4, 1995. Anti-mining activists, support groups,…
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Petition: Residents of Brgy. Panacan may face serious health and environmental risks because of the proposed coal plant. Tell the Narra Municipal and Palawan Provincial Councils to reject the project!

Residents of Brgy. Panacan may face serious health and environmental risks because of the proposed coal plant. Tell the Narra Municipal and Palawan Provincial Councils to reject the project. The…
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Palawan

Palawan is a biodiversity hotspot in the Philippines and its abundant forests are the main reasons to exempt it from mining. Few places on earth can match the distinction of…
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Pagkasira ng kalikasan at komunidad dahil sa pagmimina; Ganun na lang ba ‘yun?

by SOS – Yamang Bayan Network Sa unang taon ng anibersaryo ng SOS-Yamang Bayan Network, at sa panahon ng Rio+20 na may temang “Green Economy: Does it include you?”, kami…
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NCIP halts mine consent process in Palawan tribe

Neglect of PNoy’s orders obvious Palawan, Philippines – The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) stopped last week a local mining company from illegally conducting activities in Brooke’s Point municipality,…
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