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Rappler's latest stories on anti-mining


Anti-mining advocates push for 'rights of nature' law

Jun 09, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Anti-mining advocates and environmental groups join the Salakyag ng mga Sangnilikha, which aims to empower communities to talk about environmental issues

Stop Killing The Environment. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Meet this 11-year-old advocate against Manicani mining

Nov 27, 2017 - 3:29 PM

Even if he did not grow up in the island of Manicani in Eastern Samar, young Fidelino personally visits the area with his family almost every year

WATCH: Greenpeace activists barricade DENR gate to defend Gina Lopez

May 08, 2017 - 4:39 PM

Greenpeace activists storm the gates of DENR to protest the alleged influence of big business on government calling for the reappointment of Gina Lopez as environment secretary

NOT OPEN. ActivistS from Greenpeace Philippines protest at the gates of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources office in Quezon City. Photo by: DARREN LANGIT/RAPPLER

Duterte offers DENR post to ABS-CBN Foundation's Gina Lopez

Jun 20, 2016 - 7:02 PM

UPDATED The anti mining advocate who is with the President elect when the announcement is made says she will seriously seriously consider the offer

OFFERED DENR POST. Rodrigo Duterte offers Gina Lopez the post of Environment Secretary in the Presidential Guesthouse in Panacan, Davao City on June 20, 2016. Screengrab from RTVM video

Anti-mining protest dispersed in Zambales; 7 arrested

Mar 01, 2016 - 8:29 PM

Residents of Candelaria town barricade the road to stop the hauling trucks of a mining site – following the same protests in another town Santa Cruz

BARRICADE. Residents of Santa Cruz town in Zambales stop hauling trucks from getting out of a mining site, whose operations they blame for diseases and environmental problems. Photo by Randy Datu/ Rappler

Comelec on Pacquiao, NPC endorsement, Zika virus | 6PM wRap

Mar 01, 2016 - 7:41 PM

Watch Rappler’s 6PM newscast with Chay Hofileña

Brother of anti-mining tribal leader slain

Jan 31, 2013 - 7:08 AM

The brother of Blaan tribal leader Daguil Cafeon is killed 3 months after his wife and sons died in an encounter

Showdown on mining

Mar 02, 2012 - 10:54 AM

Advocates and critics of mining hold a crucial conference before gov t releases its new mining policy