The Court of Appeals says a closure order issued by the environment department against the mining firms makes the petition moot and academic
University of Western Australia archaeologists discover the series of knee-high stone rings on Rosemary Island in the Dampier Archipelago – home to one of Australia's oldest settlements
'We have to change that,' the environment secretary says of the Mining Act of 1995. She says the law is 'skewed towards the mining sector, and not towards our people.'
The van is run by the Archipelago Mosque Foundation, an organization that sets up and maintains mosques, with funding provided by Adira Sharia, a group that provides Islamic-compliant financing for motor vehicles
(UPDATED) The Supreme Court finds merit in the petition filed by the residents of Zambales, who say mining operations have caused much destruction in their mountains, watershed, forests, farmlands, water systems, and livelihood
CCOS chairman Dr. Ben Molino and his co-petitioners say the continued mining operations in Sta. Cruz, Zambales violate RA 7942, otherwise known as the Mining Act of 1995, and its implementing rules and regulations
To find answers in the Arctic, researchers rely heavily on divers who brave the icy waters to gather samples
'Most beautiful stories are untold and hidden behind awful scenes. These are the same stories we need to tell because they show us a world we have yet to see'
Encounters between humans and polar bears on Norway's stunning Svalbard archipelago, are rare, but people are always on the lookout
Farmers will be compensated for their damaged lots due to nickel laterite operations in the province
The government's deradicalisation schemes remain so ad-hoc and poorly targeted that they barely make up a program at all, critics say
Government experts found that the operations of 4 mining firms were causing nickel siltation in rivers, farmlands, fishponds, and the sea in Sta Cruz town
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau ordered the companies to implement maintenance measures during the suspension of their operations in Central Luzon
Mothers in rural Indonesia bring light to their families and communities through selling solar lamps
China had largely tolerated the Philippines' plucky effort to hold on to Second Thomas Shoal in the Spratlys archipelago to the south, but last year began increasing pressure to end what it termed an "illegal occupation"
Chinese miner LNL Archipelago Minerals is leveling a mountain in Zambales to build a seaport for the shipment of chromite-rich soil to China
Fair weather greets Pinoys ahead of their New Year celebrations