Philippines Campaign Update: New Financing Threatens to Re-start Didipio Copper Mine

The OceanaGold mining company, which is building a mine in the Philippine community of Didipio, has announced plans to use $140 million from one of its New Zealand operations to restart and speed up construction of the Didipio mine, even as the Philippine Commission on Human Rights has recommended that the government revoke the company's license there. The mine is the subject of Global Response campaign and threatens the Indigenous inhabitants of Didipio and the forests of the mountain. To read a Philippine news story about the new funding for the mine, click here

To see the original Global Response action alert, click here