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Stop sacrificing nature for greed and profit

Of the 13 major bays in the country, 10 are already biologically dead; of the 25 major rivers, 15 are already dried-up or silted

Green activists, faith-based groups lament lifting of ban on open-pit mining...

"We will not take this sitting down. We will not take this silently," said Bishop Cerilo Casicas of the Diocese of Marbel

Diocese of Marbel decries lifting of ban on open-pit mining, calls...

“What happens to the voice of the people in South Cotabato who had been adamant in their opposition to the proposed open-pit mining?"

Philippine province lifts open-pit mining ban, paves way for Tampakan project

The Tampakan project has been described by its developer as "one of the largest undeveloped copper-gold deposits in the world"

Fisherfolk hold protest action against lifting of open-pit mining ban

The protesters said the government’s decision to allow open-pit mining operations will severely affect rivers, seas, and marine biodiversity

Green groups tag lifting of ban on open-pit mining as ‘act...

The Environment department released an order on December 23 repealing the ban issued in 2017

Mindanao bishop hits gov’t endorsement of coal mining project in South...

The project, under the coal operating contracts of the mining companies, covers at least 9,000 hectares of land

Philippine green groups launch ‘Mining Hell Week,’ hit plan to lift...

The activists said the Philippine government should not rely on mining for the country’s economic recovery

Diocese of Marbel submits petition against open-pit mining in South Cotabato

The campaign, which was launched on August 16, had already gathered 78,229 signatures

South Cotabato legislators decry ‘Church interference’ in open-pit mining ban review

In August, the Diocese of Marbel launched a signature campaign to oppose moves to lift a ban on open-pit mining in South Cotabato

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