Category Archives: Forest Destruction

2. Environmental Team Reports

The environmental team composed of 22 persons from government agencies, non-government organizations and the Diocese of Marbel made an ocular visit on three sites in Tampakan, South Cotabato on 26 May 2009. On 9 June 2009 the team reported their … Continue reading

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1. Environmental Team Conducts Ocular Visit

A 22-member Environmental Team composed of DENR, LGU, Army, PNP, NGO, MEDIA and Diocese of Marbel personnel conducted an ocular visit on 26 May in Crossing Mangisi, Mangisi, Palo 19 (Liberty), Municipality of Tampakan. A. Findings from report of Rene … Continue reading

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3. Tampakan- a Site of Struggle (SOS)

Tampakan has been identified by mining advocates as one of the 23 sites of struggle in the Philippines. Bishop DinualdoGutierrez facilitated the Conference on Mining in Tampakan on 25 May 2009, Bishop’s Residence, Koronadal City. The conference was triggered by … Continue reading

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1. Virgin Forest Ravaged

Reports from Tampakan sent to the Bishop revealed that since January 2005 Sagittarius Mines, Inc. (SMI) has felled trees and used the lumber for building construction, among others. Landslides occurred since 2007. Pressurized water was used to dislodge stones containing … Continue reading

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