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Caritas Philippines backs Senate probe into mining impacts

"Recent tragedies and environmental disruptions linked to mining and quarrying underscore the need for a thorough investigation"

For mineral-rich Philippines, green metals rush is a balancing act

With demand for metals used in clean energy soaring, Filipino campaigners say mining laws must protect nature and Indigenous lands

Philippine groups renew call to scrap 1995 mining law

The groups urged the passage of the People’s Mining Bill that will regulate the industry and “ensure accountability"

Where do we begin again? 

Civil society must rouse people from their comfort zones, focusing again on the public good that makes a difference in our country

The perils of extracting limestone in Nepal’s Indigenous Chepang communities

The ongoing extraction activities of crusher and mining industries pose a significant problem in Indigenous Chepang settlements

Laos to start fining mining companies amid complaints about projects

Most of the recently approved projects were for Chinese investors, according to the Lao Ministry of Planning and Investment

Philippine bishop voices alarm over ‘escalating’ mining activities on historic island

At present, the diocese said there are at least four mining companies operating in Homonhon

Indonesian farmers fight for their land in nickel mining boom

Facing the prospect of losing their land and livelihood, around a dozen Wawonii villagers take turns keeping watch from a hut

Philippine bishop calls for stronger resistance against ‘rape of nature’

“Destroying the environment is a sin. And so as believers, we are obliged to protect our only home,” Bishop Mesiona said

Philippine green groups call for cancellation of mining contracts

The protestors warned the government from catering to the "vested interests" of mining companies

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