Invitation to SURI SA SAKUNA: A Forum on the Science and Social Impacts of Recent Disasters

Kalikasan Partylist, Agham- Advocates of Science and Technology for the People and the Center for Environmental Concerns-Philippines invite you to SURI SA SAKUNA: A Forum on the Science and Social Impacts of Recent Disasters Date: 13 January 2012 (Friday), 10:00 AM – 12:00 NN Venue:  Beta Epsilon Multimedia Hall, 2/F Melchor Hall, UP College of Engineering, UP … Continue reading

Hustisya para kay Given Grace Cebanico!

Taos pusong nakikiramay ang buong kasapian ng KALIKASAN Southern Tagalog Environmental Action Movement (KALIKASAN-STEAM) sa pamilya, kaibigan at mga naulila ni Given Grace Cebanico, isang iskolar ng bayan mula sa Unibersidad ng Pilipinas Los Baños na biktima ng karumal-dumal na pagpatay at posibleng panghahalay. Siya ay 19 na taong gulang. HUSTISYA NGAYON NA!

The Ugly Side of Surigao del Norte

by R. Luis Flores This is a Google Maps satellite image of an area that constitutes the Municipality of Claver in Surigao del Norte.  I was able to observe this from a distance last September 22-24.  The large area appears to have a striking reddish hue because the entire coastal mountain range is DENUDED of its forest cover.  … Continue reading

“Mine Games” by H. Marcos Mordeno, MindaNews

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/05 October) – Aside from being used by government as an issue against the National Democratic Front, the attack on Monday by the New People’s Army against three mining firms in Claver, Surigao del Norte has once more highlighted the need to rethink the nature of the country’s mining industry. Unfortunately, government has … Continue reading