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Seabed mining

Page | February 4, 2011 at 22:07

The deep seabed, which lies below the oceans beyond the jurisdiction of any state, is home to unusual and rarely studied ecosystems and species. Some hydrothermal vents - underwater 'geysers' driven by volcanic activity - support complex...

PNoy failing on the environmental front : Greenpeace

Press release | April 22, 2012 at 23:25

As the world observes this year’s annual Earth Day celebration, Greenpeace lamented the failing performance of the Aquino administration on the environmental front, citing the last two years under President Aquino’s leadership as a period ...

Mining in Rapu Rapu: A Countdown to Disaster

Publication | August 22, 2006 at 10:48

In the Philippines,Bicol’s immensely beautiful marine environment and its fragile sea creatures face a grave threat: toxic pollution and siltation caused by mining operations in Rapu Rapu Island in Albay Province. Local and national groups who...

Malita and San Miguel's Duck: A Short Story

Blog entry by Fr. Joey Evangelista, guest blogger | October 10, 2012

There was once was a tourist who went to a small town to see the sights. Seeing a large crowd congregating by the town cockpit, he heads toward it. Not having seen an actual cockfight in his life, he was excited to finally witness...

ABN AMRO & ANZ: Stop funding marine pollution

Feature story | August 23, 2006 at 6:00

After helping mitigate the devastation wrought by the Petron oil spill in Guimaras Island, the Esperanza led a flotilla in protest against the gold and silver mining operations of Lafayette in the Philippines, funded by banks such as ABN-AMRO and...

Aerial view of the current mine site of Lafayette’s

Image | January 27, 2006 at 8:00

Aerial view of the current mine site of Lafayette’s Rapu-Rapu Polymetallic Project. The total mining interest of the entire project is 4,463 hectares, approximately 79.8 percent of Rapu-Rapu Island

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