We are a group of graduates from the Ateneo de Davao University (ADDU). Owing to our work in various development agencies, we have traversed the various regions in Mindanao and have been in contact with grass-roots communities. In the ’70s-’90s, our main concerns were issues related to land ownership, ancestral domain and human [...]
Visayan Conference on Mining and the Ecology
Last Saturday, February 25th, we attended the Visayan Conference on Mining and the Ecology. We learned so many things about the current issues our country is facing when it comes to taking care of our environment and more importantly the major issue [...]
We are a group of graduates of the Ateneo de Davao University who – for many years now – have been engaged in social and ecological concerns, with special focus on Mindanao. Owing to our work in various development agencies we have traversed the various regions in Mindanao and have been in contact [...]
Philippines – The Office of the Ombudsman (OMB) was asked yesterday to investigate and file criminal charges if necessary against local officials for allegedly allowing the destruction of Palawan’s natural resources.
The complaints was lodged by Save Palawan Movement (SPM) against key officials of the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD).
Kilala ang Palawan sa limang ecotourism na kung saan malaki ang natulong nito sa ekonomiya ng lugar. Pero nitong Enero lang ay ginulat tayo ng pagpatay sa isang media man na si Gerardo “Gerry” Ortega na hindi lang kilalang broadcaster sa Palawan kundi isang environmental advocate at wildlife veterinarian. Sa pamamagitan ng kanyang [...]
Lessons Learned Inside a World Wonder by Gelo Gonzales
The reasons why people travel can be as varied as the number of islands that the Philippines famously lays claim to. The most obvious: To get away from it all. The most obnoxious: to be able to upload pictures on Facebook and [...]
Falling in love with the beauty of Palawan is falling deeply in love with the immaculate splendor of Mother Nature.
One can only imagine how trip to this lovely destination, lying more than 500 kilometers southwest of Manila, can turn into the most unforgettable leisure experience ever. Known for its rich natural resource that have awed [...]
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We have all witnessed the wrath of Tropical Storm Sendong as it wreaked havoc in Mindanao, leaving a trail of massive destruction with a total of over 1000 people dead and more than 64,000 people homeless.
“It’s unusual for Mindanao; a [...]
This is the award-winning photo of Palawan that won at the prestigious National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 (Press Category) taken by photographer George Tapan.
See how beautiful Palawan is? Don’t you just want to protect and preserve its beauty and natural resources?
Help save Palawan and other key-biodiversity sites and fragile [...]
Despite the hefty sum of profit that mining companies claim bring in to the economy, there remains to be a huge discrepancy between how much these companies make and what actually goes to the government.
Former Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman and Save Palawan Movement advocate, Atty. Christian Monsod, recently disclosed [...]