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Global coalition calls for cancellation of OceanaGold mine renewal in Philippines

“We believe that international environmental and human rights laws, norms, and standards were disregarded by OceanaGold’s FTAA renewal"

Caritas Philippines backs Senate probe into mining impacts

"Recent tragedies and environmental disruptions linked to mining and quarrying underscore the need for a thorough investigation"

For mineral-rich Philippines, green metals rush is a balancing act

With demand for metals used in clean energy soaring, Filipino campaigners say mining laws must protect nature and Indigenous lands

Charter change could worsen destructive mining impact

The Philippines is known for its rich mineral resources. However, 97% of the mining production in the country goes to foreign industries.

Philippine groups renew call to scrap 1995 mining law

The groups urged the passage of the People’s Mining Bill that will regulate the industry and “ensure accountability"

Caritas Philippines demands nationwide mining moratorium

“We demand a moratorium to halt the ongoing damage and hold a national conversation. Is profit more important than people's lives?"

Philippine landslide death toll rises to 68

More than a dozen bodies were pulled from the mud on Monday, with 51 people still missing, including mine workers and villagers

‘Miracle’ rescue nearly 60 hours after Philippine landslide

At least 15 people were killed and 31 injured, while more than a hundred are still missing, official figures show

Church, pro-environment groups score victory against mining in Sagay City

The City Council also expressed its “opposition/objection to any future mineral mining in the City of Sagay

Pro-environment group blames deforestation, mining for flooding in Mindanao 

“By stripping away land cover and disrupting natural drainage patterns, these activities exacerbate flooding and landslide risks"

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