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Philippines: Marinduque ‘Pushed to the Wall’ by Barrick Gold

October 18, 2013 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: Barrick GoldPhilippinesMarcopper MineCorporate Social ResponsibilityHuman RightsImpact on CommunitiesIndigenous Rights.

In the Philippines, the island province of Marinduque is known as a cautionary tale about the ravages of irresponsible mining. It took Canadian mining giant Placer Dome a couple of decades to wreak environmental destruction on major coral reefs in Calancan Bay and to severely contaminate the Mogpog and Boac Rivers with toxic mine waste • Read More »