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Green groups score victory against mining in central Philippines

A writ of kalikasan is a legal remedy designed for the protection of one's constitutional right to a healthy environment

Sibuyan residents reiterate call for end to mining, hold prayer rally

The Catholic Diocese of Romblon assured that it remains steadfast in opposing harmful mining practices on Sibuyan Island

Green activists welcome suspension of mining operations in Sibuyan

“This is just one of the fruits of the barricade with the tireless and unselfish people who have been joining and supporting us"

Catholic Church’s social action arm backs anti-mining protest in Sibuyan Island

Caritas Philippines commits to “integrate the care of creation as our common home in our teaching and practice of Christian discipleship”

Rights group scores violent police dispersal of anti-mining barricade

Residents of Sibuyan have been manning a barricade since January 26 to stop mining trucks containing nickel ore from entering a private port

2 anti-mining protesters hurt as police try to break barricade

On Thursday, residents succeeded in blocking a truck that tried to push its way through the barricades

Catholic bishop backs anti-mining protest, visits barricade in Sibuyan Island

In a statement, the Catholic clergy of Sibuyan warned of “tragic consequences” if the nickel mining project pushed through on the island

Anti-mining protesters in Sibuyan question presence of police in barricades

The protesters said they are “wary of any form of harassment by the police”

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

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