Environews Philippines

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Philippines bans new open-pit metal mines

QUEZON CITY, Philippines -- Prompted by powerful evidence of massive injury to communities and water supplies, and findings of rampant violations of environmental law, the Philippines has banned new open-pit…
A mother humpback and calf off the coast of Maui in the Hawaiian Islands. Photo courtesy of NOAA

Whalesong, interrupted

rossbow in hand, Jo Marie Acebes strides the deck of the outrigger fishing boat she has refitted for tracking whales off the Philippines’ Babuyan Islands. She’s scanning for a target…
A mother humpback and calf off the coast of Maui in the Hawaiian Islands. Photo courtesy of NOAA
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