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Sibuyan

Island
GALAPAGOS OF ASIA - because of the magnicence of its ora and fauna WORLDS DENSEST FOREST (IdenGed by NaGonal Museum) In a single hectare, 1,551 trees comprising 123 species, which 54 were endemic With 131 Species of Birds CENTER OF ENDEMISM (Field Museum in Chicago Illinois) 35 endangered and endemic species in almost all barangays outside the protected areas.

Sibuyan Island
MPSA (Mineral ProducGon Sharing Agreement) 1,580.8010 hectares approved 3,578.4102 hectares for applicaGon EP (ExploraGon ApplicaGons) 15,046.3687 hectares for applicaGon

Sibuyan Island

MINING APPLICATIONS!!!

The Island Ecosystem

A. Mangrove B. Forest C. Coral

D. Cropland E.Human Settlement F.River/Creek

G. Seagrass beds

The mining area with open pit is le\er H. B2 represents denuded forest. The darker Gnt of the coral reef at the le_ side represents dead corals. (Alan White, Author of Philippine Coral Reefs: A Natural History Guide)

Increasing Intensity of typhoons and precipita8on (1945-2006)

A total of 1128 tropical cyclones entered the PAR and 56 % of this tropical cyclone reached typhoon intensity. Each year, the Philippines is hit by an average of 20 typhoons.

Source: PAGASA

Rapu Rapu

Fish Killing in Rapu-Rapu (2005, 2007)

Mining in Samar

Mining in Surigao del Sur (September 2010)

Rivers and Children in Marinduque

Heavy Metal Poisoning (Marinduque) Dead Mogpog River Acid Mine Drainage

Mining in Benguet

Rapu-rapu

Mining in Rapu-rapu

Child fromRapu-rapu

Source: Haribon Foundation 2003 based on ESSC 1999

Source: Haribon Foundation 2003 based on ESSC 1999

Source: Haribon Foundation 2003 based on ESSC 1999

Source: Haribon Foundation 2003 based on ESSC 1999

Source: Haribon Foundation 2003 based on ESSC 1999

Palawan is the only province with:


Two (2) World Heritage sites Seven (7) Protected Areas Seventeen (17) Key-Biodiversity Areas and a special law called the SEP Law

- 13 species of seagrass recorded in Palawan (81% of the known seagrass species in the country) - 31 species of mangroves in Palawan (90% of the known mangrove species in the country) - 44,500 hectares of mangrove forests in Palawan (40% of the remaining mangroves in the country) - 379 species of corals (82% of the total coral species recorded in the enGre country)
(Credit: Conserva>on Interna>onal)

- 89% of total reef sh recorded in the country is found in the corridor - 4 of the 5 marine turtles are found in Palawan - 15 of the 25 recorded marine mammals are reported from Palawan - 18 species of freshwater sh is found in Palawan (50% endemic to the province)
(Credit: Conserva>on Interna>onal)

- 26 species of amphibians (25% endemic to the country, majority are conned to the corridor - 69 species of repGles found in the corridor (29% are endemic to the country) - 279 species of birds (10% are endemic to the country) - 34% of bird species are migratory, making the region a vital yway for migratory birds
(Credit: Conserva>on Interna>onal)

- 58 species of terrestrial mammals are recorded, 19 or 33% are endemic to the country, 16 are restricted to the corridor

(Credit: Conserva>on Interna>onal)

Palawans Key Biodiversity Areas

Mining ApplicaGons

Eect of mining, topsoil is removed

Mining OperaGons in Palawan CiG Nickel, Narra

Damaged Coral Reefs

Pictures taken by: Palawan NGO Network Inc. (PNNI)

Damaged Coral Reefs

Pictures taken by: Palawan NGO Network Inc. (PNNI)

Damaged Coral Reefs

Pictures taken by: Palawan NGO Network Inc. (PNNI)

Damaged Coral Reefs

Pictures taken by: Palawan NGO Network Inc. (PNNI)

Normal color of water overowing during Part of farmlands with laterite in Purok 2 (1) heavy rains

FARMLANDS WITH LATERITE


Pictures taken by: Palawan NGO Network Inc. (PNNI)

FARMLANDS WITH LATERITE


Pictures taken by: Palawan NGO Network Inc. (PNNI)

TRACES OF LATERITE NEAR FARMLANDS


Pictures taken by: Palawan NGO Network Inc. (PNNI)

Narra, Palawan

Narra, Palawan

Narra, Palawan

Narra, Palawan

Poverty Incidence
Table A1. Poverty Incidence (Population), 1988-2009, (in %) Group 1988 1991 1994 1997 2000 2003 2006 2009

Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Utilities Construction Trade Transportation & Communication Finance Services Unemployed

56.33 54.61 51.15 47.10 48.28 46.10 47.84 47.92 27.84 28.63 30.22 29.50 34.80 41.27 34.64 48.71 24.29 22.13 15.71 13.72 14.96 14.51 16.19 17.79 8.73 11.41 8.23 7.58 4.43 4.12 7.44 3.23 37.21 34.70 29.40 22.27 25.83 21.49 25.19 24.52 21.42 21.31 15.77 13.34 12.89 10.72 13.87 13.12 27.28 20.89 18.45 14.33 15.16 12.79 15.62 18.25 10.21 9.27 4.85 3.60 7.37 4.83 4.13 2.54 17.42 15.09 12.35 9.76 9.56 9.06 12.41 11.94 23.28 19.53 16.81 13.01 13.13 10.51 12.65 12.83

B1
Table B1. Poverty Incidence (Household), 1988-2009, (in %) Group 1988 1991 1994 1997 2000 2003 2006 2009

Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Utilities Construction Trade Transportation & Communication Finance Services Unemployed

50.28 48.46 44.59 40.47 41.04 38.80 40.08 39.60 23.92 24.11 28.18 22.82 27.60 33.90 28.16 41.40 20.36 18.42 13.40 11.25 12.04 10.97 12.92 13.74 7.00 9.46 5.89 7.50 4.37 2.85 4.88 2.53 9.72 1.89 8.98 32.20 29.31 24.26 18.20 20.85 16.82 20.10 19.15 18.04 17.43 13.14 10.95 10.21 22.79 17.66 14.76 11.67 11.74 9.08 7.39 3.86 2.89 7.91 0.88 7.74 14.78 12.73 10.29 8.00 10.53 1.14 6.42 0.26 7.93 9.97 11.96 14.01

20.18 17.90 15.24 11.16 11.32

8.90 10.14 10.75

C1
Table C1. Poverty Gap (Population), 1988-2009 (in %) Group 1988 1991 1994 1997 2000 2003 2006 2009

Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Utilities Construction Trade Transportation & Communication Finance Services Unemployed

19.30 8.43 6.36 2.53 9.49 5.31 6.58 2.06 4.58 6.13

18.42 7.58 5.83 2.48 8.99 5.78 5.44 2.04 3.79 5.54

16.87 6.66 3.82 1.93 7.36 4.02 4.40 1.13 2.92 4.47

15.10 11.48 3.29 2.34 5.11 3.09 3.23 0.47 2.41 3.52

15.11 8.21 3.70 1.17 6.69 3.06 3.73 0.25 2.35 3.42

14.54 14.74 14.22 11.17 11.54 13.80 3.68 0.69 4.99 2.42 2.83 0.21 2.04 2.63 3.86 0.82 6.25 3.32 3.84 0.11 2.62 3.15 4.34 0.78 5.65 3.09 3.96 0.49 2.85 2.98

G1
Table G1. Average Per Capita Income, 1988-2009 (in 2009 prices) Group 1988 1991 1994 1997 2000 2003 2006 2009

Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Utilities Construction Trade Transportation & Communication Finance Services Unemployed

20,108 20,701 21,321 24,031 24,053 24,327 23,818 24,042 27,172 35,591 34,279 33,944 31,167 31,991 25,902 24,095 38,003 42,602 48,702 58,058 53,539 54,657 48,457 45,404 53,145 49,526 58,280 69,233 74,274 88,364 71,907 70,837 27,669 31,258 29,984 39,997 35,539 36,692 34,401 32,636 45,336 49,540 51,530 60,451 56,827 59,488 55,703 56,179 32,982 43,168 39,599 46,522 46,702 46,055 45,471 42,434 71,644 79,666 76,820 121,589 123,936 108,788 100,740 115,482 46,420 49,921 50,973 66,865 75,689 70,149 68,403 64,920 42,825 46,908 48,849 59,241 62,586 66,606 62,858 57,949

G2
Table G2. Average Household Income, 1988-2009 (in 2009 prices) Group 1988 1991 1994 1997 2000 2003 2006 2009

Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Utilities Construction Trade Transportation & Communication Finance Services Unemployed

108,962 110,819 114,839 124,921 126,148 122,277 119,036 118,670 155,031 195,455 191,418 181,801 173,991 157,890 136,101 129,670 200,152 225,842 260,475 295,644 279,063 251,739 231,030 213,964 274,956 293,445 332,639 375,899 403,118 444,332 371,436 375,311 157,705 179,567 172,330 220,783 197,478 190,790 183,442 171,468 232,964 253,631 262,861 303,898 283,210 277,707 258,304 255,887 185,707 237,471 220,771 249,000 250,245 230,769 228,438 208,657 377,192 414,605 400,860 615,600 617,844 499,009 441,000 514,254 246,681 269,579 272,679 342,596 387,003 332,043 325,700 303,076 200,922 218,222 229,105 272,447 284,320 284,574 272,901 246,597

$ 14-B Investments in Mining Eyed from China


Inquirer, September 7, 2011

MacroAsia, Jinchuan to invest $1 B in nickel mine


The Philippine Star (Business), September 8, 2011

As of 2008, NGOs placed the count at 800 abandoned mine sites have not been cleaned up while the MGB insists that there are only seven major abandoned mines collec8vely known as The Dirty Seven for their levels of pollu8on. Clean-up costs are es8mated in billions of dollars and the damage caused will be never be fully reversed.
- Legacy of Disasters 2011, published by Alyansa Tigil Mina

The Dirty Seven

1. Bagacay Mines Philippine Pyrite Corpora8on


Bagacay, Hinabangan, Western Samar (1956 1992)

The Dirty Seven

2. Tagburos Mines Palawan Quick Silver Mines


Tagburos, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan (1953 1976)

The Dirty Seven

3. Basay Mines Basay Mining Corp.

Brgy. Malinao, Basay, Negros Oriental (1978 1994)

The Dirty Seven

4. Mogpog Mines Consolidated Mines Inc.


Mogpog, Marinduque (1977 1979)

The Dirty Seven

5. Benguet Mines Black Mountain Mines


Tuba, Benguet (years of opera8on not determined)

The Dirty Seven

6. Benguet Explora8on - Thanksgiving Mine Inc.


Tuba, Benguet (years of opera8on not determined)

The Dirty Seven

7. Atok Mines Western Minolco


Atok, Benguet (1974 - 1982)

There Are AlternaGves

PROMOTING CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION IN CITY TOURISM PROGRAMS FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

FISHING 10,600 MT fish exports 1.8 MT sold at local market Shoreline stretches over 416 kms. Coastal waters covers 327,583 has. Supplies 50% of fish requirements in Metro Manila

.Agriculture

In line with the Citys sustainable development program there are only two major projects that are being promoted heavily :

TOURISM
Tourist Income: 2.4B Tourist Arrivals: 268,942 (2009) Most number foreign visitors: American, Korean, German, Japanese, Chinese, Canadian, Australian French and Swiss

Governance

Efficiency of Service Delivery Initiatives to Promote Transparency

Muro Ami

Cyanide Fishing Trawl Fishing Dead Corals due to dynamite shing

Source: Environmentally Critical Areas Network Zoning Project /PCSDS

TODAY...
Because of new policies and legislations, Puerto Princesa is now ...

BEFORE 50 Million Investments 7 Banks 3 Hotels Infrastructure 12,000 Tourists 1 Flight a week 0 Monuments

PRESENT 10 Billion 32 Banks 110 Hotels Concrete Roads 425,000 Tourists 11 ights maximum World Heritage Site Geological

Magandang Pilipinas Ecotourism Palawan

Barangay Tulingan Fishermens AssociaGon, Inc.

Brgy. Tulingan Fishermans Association

Iwahig River

Iwahig Visitors Center and Codages

Iwahig Pavilion

DalubKaragatan FloaGng School and Pambato Reef Snorkeling Honda Bay, Brgy. Sta. Lourdes

Regular collec8on of crown of thorns to protect the reef

Mangrove River Cruise on a Floating Restaurant and Mangrove Board Walk - Sitio San Carlos, Brgy. Bacungan

Mangrove River Cruise on a Floa8ng Restaurant and Mangrove Board Walk SiGo San Carlos, Brgy. Bacungan

Mangrove Board Walk

Mangrove River Cruise

Organized the Bacungan Coastal Development Residents AssociaGon With 80 members

Mangrove River Cruise with EducaGonal Tour with the visitors

Brgy. Tagabinet, Ugong Rock

Ugong Rock

Ugong Rock

Ugong Rock Zipline Adventure

Ugong Rock Zipline Adventure!!!

Magandang Pilipinas Ecotourism Project PUERTO PRINCESA, PALAWAN

COMPARATIVE VISITORS TRAFFIC & REVENUE GENERATED


YEAR 2008 YEAR 2009 YEAR 2010 (JanYEAR 2011 April 2011) Visitors Income
(in Million PHP)

Visitors

Income
(in Million PHP)

Visitors

Income
(in Million PHP)

Visitors

Income
(in Million PHP)

Honda BayDolphin Watching Floating Restaurant/ Mangrove River Cruise Iwahig Firefly Watching Honda Bay Pambato Reef Ugong Rock Spelunking/ Summit View /Zipline TOTAL:

43

0.02

633

0.28

724

0.31

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-.05 . . 62
1.03

254

0.04

928

0.37

474

0.21

90

283 597 109 1,286

0.06 0.06 0.01 0.19

2,844 14,645 1,333 20,383

0.53 0.68 0.13 1.99

5,113 18,728 4,064 29,103

1.04 0.94 0.35 2.85

5,195
12,476

7,404 25,165

1.90 3.6

Visitors: An average of 42% increase from 2009 to 2010 Income: An average of 43% increase from 2009 to 2010

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