The Philippines: Dirt Bikes Emerge as Method for Timber Hauling – check out these links

Unregulated logging persists in the Philippines where residents of Agusan del Sur make a living hauling timber by motorcycle.

The Philippines: Surviving on Disappearing Natural Resources


Seven months after President Benigno S. Aquino, III issued an executive order to temporarily ban the cutting and harvesting of timber, small- and large-scale companies continue to operate in areas across the nation. Many of these locations are remote, thus escaping the eyes of enforcement and regulation. Image by Coleen Jose. Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur, Philippines, 2011.

Postcard Palawan


El Nido is a popular tourist destination nestled in northern Palawan. Environmental regulations and initiatives, such as the Eco-Tourism Development Fee, fund the protection and rehabilitation of resources. Image by Coleen Jose. Philippines, 2011.


About rictandag @rictandag @LVHelpGro Returned U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer, Tandag, Surigao del Sur, Republic of the Philippines 1979-1980; Financial Management training Program [FMP], G.E., Appliance Park, Louisville, Kentucky 1981-1982 Champion [two days] Jeopardy 1986 Attorney, Los Angeles, CA 1989-1995 Disabiility Rights Attorney,, Las Vegas 1998-1999 Immigration Asylum Attorney, throughout the State of Kansas 1999-2001 Supply Logistics Specialist, UPS Las Vegas, 2006- present [business] advocate for: [Gawad Kalinga, tagalog for "to give care"]
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