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Church, green groups score victory against mining in southern Philippines

“The brave stance of the local government ... is a win not only of rights of nature, but also of accountability in governance”

Philippines’ troubled waters: Residents say dredging project used to mine black...

Cagayan Governor Manuel Mamba Sr. adamantly denied that the contractors are mining black sand in the town of Aparri

China’s rare earth mining in Myanmar fuels rights abuses, pollution, says...

Global Witness found that China had outsourced much of its industry across the border to a remote corner of Kachin state

Philippine Indigenous women call on gov’t to end mining operations in...

“For all the years that [the mining company] has destroyed our land, we have stood up and defended it”

Philippine greens urge new Environment chief to impose moratorium on destructive...

"With her experience, we expect her to use and rely more on science-based analysis to decide on environmental policies and practices"

After Lao rivers run red, authorities order iron mine to stop...

The water turns red when the mines wash iron and release waste into the river, a resident said

Ancient Afghan Buddhist city threatened by Chinese copper mine

Fears are rising that a place once considered one of the most prosperous trade hubs on the Silk Road could disappear without oversight

Catholic social action workers back campaign vs open-pit mining in Philippine...

“We pray that with this collective voice and action, the national government ... will heed the call of its people"

Mindanao bishop says fight against open-pit mining not over despite veto...

“We remain vigilant until the present threat to amend the lifting of the open-pit mining ban is completely done,” said Bishop Cerilo Casicas

Green groups welcome court decision to award damages to survivors of...

The court ruled in favor of at least 30 plaintiffs against the Marcopper Mining Corporation for a mine spill in 1993

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