The groups said the “deepening of the culture of violence, the demonization of human rights and the lack of accountability and justice” are the “legacy of the Duterte government.”
The island is a tourist destination known for its white beaches, dive spots, and marine sanctuary.
The human imprint on the global environment has now become so large and active that it rivals some of the great forces of nature in its impact on the functioning of the Earth system
There is so much to learn from our tradition and there is so much to learn from others and Laudato Si’, I believe, is leading us towards that path.
The protected landscape that is threatened by mining operations serves as a sanctuary to wildlife, “which many environmental groups have long defended and protected by law.”