The environment month of June is marred by a dispersal of 300 farmers barricading a multinational mining firm in the town of Maco, Compostela Valley.
The Panalipdan (Defend) Southern Mindanao issued a statement urging the local officials especially Mayor Rodrigo Duterte to look “at the perils” of oil palm plantations being eyed by Malaysian and Thailand companies in Paquibato District.
The New People’s Army claimed they captured last week an army corporal involved in protecting a logging syndicate headed by local and police officials in Southern Mindanao and Caraga Regions.
The Environmental department has declared a sharp drop in lumber yards, or wood-processing plants, operating in the Davao Region, as it also announced it has planted 16.5 million seedlings in denuded areas.
The state weather bureau PAG-ASA warned that the dry spell episode will likely to be felt in June, bringing drier conditions and decreased rainfall in the country.