Day: August 6, 2012

“(The concept of Encantada traces back to the Spanish era) of how the destruction of the environment happened and how the Encantada got so angry. It tells a story about tribes, religion and the destruction of the environment” — Margie Moran-Floirendo, President of Ballet Philippines By JOHN RIZLE L. SALIGUMBA Davao Today DAVAO CITY —…

By ALDWIN QUITASOL www.nordis.net BAGUIO CITY — The Cordillera Peoples Democratic Front (CPDF) said that President Benigno Aquino III “matuwid na daan” (righteous path) has led to the all-out plunder of the country’s resources that worsens the already sorry state of indigenous peoples. CPDF, through its spokesman Simon “Ka Filiw” Naogsan, pointed out that the…

By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com MANILA – Green groups, local businesses and officials hailed the Writ of Kalikasan issued by the Supreme Court this week against the construction of a coal-fired power plant in Subic,Zambales. The SC en banc released a resolution dated 31 July 2012 issuing a Writ of Kalikasan against the Department of Environment…