In March 2006, former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo called for a nationwide revitalization of mining. Yet as Voices from the Lost Frontier shows, the pristine forests are already being torn apart; local fish stocks and water supplies are being poisoned; and productive farmlands are being covered in chemicals that destroy the rice crops. This documentary is a joint effort of indigenous communities, farmers, local NGOs and international institutions in their bid to save Palawan.

About Dakila

DAKILA (nobility) - Philippine Collective for Modern Heroism is a group of artists, students and individuals committed to advocating social consciousness formation through the arts.

Posted on August 2, 2010, in Active Vista. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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