Posts by tag: environment

7 years ago

EYES ON THE SESSION

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Davao environmental advocates Juland Suazo (left) and Francis Morales (right) of Panalipdan listens to the city council deliberate on the proposal for a ‘no-mining zone’ in the city. (davaotoday.com photo by MEDEL V. HERNANI)

7 years ago

Council racing to stop mining in Davao

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Council racing to stop mining in Davao

City Councilor Danny Dayanghirang said the Council needs to firm up a resolution in the next two weeks before it’s too late to oppose the entry of two mining companies in Paquibato district, this city. Otherwise, “(M)aybe we will wake up and see the companies excavating the mountains,” he said.

7 years ago

DRONES VS. ILLEGAL LOGGING

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DRONES VS. ILLEGAL LOGGING Department of Environment and National Resources regional director Joselin Marcus Fragada announces that the region will…

8 years ago

Davao mountains yield gold, but gov’t paid cheap

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Davao mountains yield gold, but gov’t paid cheap

With the number of mining firms under exploration concessions, gold, nickel and copper in the rocky mountains of Davao region continue to be up for grabs. But government earnings from the excise taxes paid by mining firms are small.