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Green groups call on gov’t to hear people’s demand against mining...

Mineral ore export permits are supposed to be only granted for the export of small amounts of minerals during the exploration stage

Residents of Sibuyan island stage protest rally against mining operations

Sibuyan Island has been said to be one of the most unspoiled ecosystems in the Philippines and the world

Green group calls for probe into alleged bombing, shelling of rural...

The group said the bombings also cause "widespread ecological destruction”

New report on mining cites links between human rights, extractive industry

The report focused on the experiences and testimonies of people most affected by mining in the Dinagat and Didipio regions

Green group launches tribute for ‘environment heroes’

“We need to honor and remember those who spent their lives fighting for the communities and the environment”

Photos: Make taxes work for people, planet

Civil society groups in the Philippines hold a demonstration outside the House of Representatives in Manila

Anti-mining alliance welcomes bill banning mining in Mindoro province

"This is indeed a welcome move, especially among advocates against destructive mining,” said Jaybee Garganera, ATM national coordinator

Catholic bishops support bill in Congress declaring Davao Oriental ‘mining-free zone’

“We amplify the call for the communities affected by mining to stand our ground in defense of our common home,” said the bishops

Mindanao diocese raises alarm as coal mining project starts

Bishop Casicas of Marbel said the mere extraction of coal “will critically affect the communities and the environment downstream”

Faith-based, green groups reiterate mining ban call in wake of Mindanao...

“Ban on new mining agreements should be part of climate change mitigation,” said Dionito Cabillas, convenor of the group Isaiah Ministry

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