Sibuyan  Island    

•     GALAPAGOS  OF  ASIA      -­‐  because  of  the  magnificence  of  its  flora  and  fauna   •     WORLD’S  DENSEST  FOREST        (IdenGfied  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  fish  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  fish  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  confined  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  flyway  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)  

Palawan’s  Key  Biodiversity  Areas  

Mining  ApplicaGons  

Effect  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  overflowing  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 City’s 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   fishing  

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  flights  maximum   World  Heritage  Site   Geological    

 Magandang  Pilipinas  Ecotourism  Palawan  

Barangay  Tulingan  Fishermen’s  AssociaGon,  Inc.    

Brgy. Tulingan Fisherman’s Association

Iwahig River

Iwahig  Visitor’s   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

--

-.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  

The  LOHA’s  Market  

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