Category Archives: liguasan marsh

Climate change, plantations threaten Liguasan Marsh

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/09 May) – Liguasan Marsh in Southwestern Mindanao is facing threats caused by climate change and chemical pollution owing to the growing number of pineapple, banana and oil palm plantations, a retired general turned environment advocate said. On Tuesday, the first day of the “Climate Resilience and Green Growth in Mindanao: A Roadmap for Inclusive and […]

Climate change, plantations threaten Liguasan Marsh

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/09 May) – Liguasan Marsh in Southwestern Mindanao is facing threats caused by climate change and chemical pollution owing to the growing number of pineapple, banana and oil palm plantations, a retired general turned environment advocate said. On Tuesday, the first day of the “Climate Resilience and Green Growth in Mindanao: A Roadmap for Inclusive and […]

Sec. Lopez leads Ligawasan Marsh greening program

PANDAG, Maguindanao (MindaNews / 6 April) – There is a reason why there shouldn’t be any more fighting in this once blood-filled surroundings in the Ligawasan Marsh area because economic growth will soon come, Environment Secretary Regina Lopez said during her visit in Maguindanao Wednesday. Lopez met with officials of local government units, the Moro Islamic Liberation […]

Ain’t easy being an MILF fighter’s wife

KABACAN, North Cotabato – Tambay Sambutuan and Baiyan Basayan arrived in the village of Cuyapon in this municipality to seek temporary shelter from the aerial and ground assault against the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in Camp Rajamuda during the Estrada administration’s “all-out war” in 2000. Seventeen years later, their temporary stay had somehow become […]