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Letter to the Editor 16 February 2011 Mining liberalization under the Philippine Mining Act of 1995 and the Mining Revitalization Program plainly promotes and implements destructive irresponsible mining. Since the implementation of the Mining Revitalization Program in 2003, there is still no existing study by the government on the devastation brought about by mining operations…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — The cancellation of mining applications is not enough to save Palawan from environmental destruction. This was the stand of  activist environmental  group Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment in reaction to Pres. Benigno Aquino III’s recent announcement that the government will  cancel more than 300 mining applications…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
Pamalakaya, the fisherfolk group, said the government should stop “the national auction of coastal resources to multinationals and transnational corporation,” saying such a policy would worsen the impact of climate change.

Press Statement 2 February 2011 Kalikasan PNE joins the family of Dr. Gerry Ortega, the bishops of Palawan and the thousands of Palawenos in mourning as he was laid to his final resting place. A veterinarian, broadcaster, and an environmentalist, Dr. Ortega is respected and loved by the people of Palawan. He tirelessly worked with…

Press Release 2 February 2011 As flashfloods and landslides continue to affect the country, environmental activist group Kalikasan PNE demands an immediate implementation of ban on commercial logging in the country. “Fulfill your promise Mr. President. The people have suffered too much because of unabated logging and deforestation in the country. Impose ban on commercial…

Press Release 26 February 2010 Environmental activists and indigenous people under the Network Opposed to Laiban Dam (NO to Laiban Dam) held a protest action in front of the main office of Danding Cojuangco-owned San Miguel Corporation (SMC) denouncing the efforts of the company to push through with the controversial Laiban Dam project in Rizal…

BY KALIKASAN PEOPLE’S NETWORK FOR THE ENVIRONMENT DEMOCRATIC SPACE Posted by Bulatlat Vol. VIII, No. 3, February 17-23, 2008 In light of the current NBN ZTE scandal, environmental activists from Kalikasan PNE offer seven handy tips for the Filipino people to keep in mind. 1.SEGREGATE the truth from lies, especially in the cases of the…

Philippine environmentalists will bring the controversial Lafayette mining project to international forums and ask foreign investors to withdraw as the operation violates environmental standards and local community rights. Bulatlat.com Environmental activists affiliated with the Defend Patrimony! alliance and Kalikasan-Peoples Network for the Environment (Kalikasan-PNE) Nov. 24 vowed to increase international pressure on mining investors and…

Palawan, the largest protected area in the Philippines and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is facing once again the ill-effects of mining operations. Catholic bishops and environmentalist groups are calling for a responsible mining policy to the outright revocation of all mining applications. Posted by Bulatlat.com While the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ (DENR)…