Deforestation and Forest Criminals in Mindanao: Nature’s message being ignored #deforestation #philippinesPosted: July 2, 2012 | |
Deforestation and logging in Mindanao
Forest Criminals in Mindanao
“Poems are made by fools like me, but only God can make a tree,” the poet Joyce Kilmer wrote.
Yet, in Mindanao, not fools but environmental criminals continue to unmake and wreak havoc on one of nature’s gifts to humanity.
A week ago, while accompanying a client on a project inspection trip to the eastern part of Mindanao, I witnessed a scene that was not only scandalous but even gravely criminal… read the article >>>>
Deforestation and logging in Mindanao Photo courtesy of Francesco Verinesi
The sight was truly sordid: while heavy equipment and construction workers are busy paving and concreting the arterial roads in these parts of eastern Mindanao … read the article >>>>