Logging has been operating for the last 50 years and will continue, basedo on its permit, until 2032. That means thse who were born this year cannot do anything until their 27th birthday. At the average lifespan of 80, those 53 years old now will not live to see that year when IDC will finally expire its rights over Casiguran forests. The Martial Law babies will have retired by then or are senior citizens already. That will make 80 years of logging which is equivalent to a lifetime. For decades, the natural resources has been virtually owned by few families or businessmen. These businessmen have just ensured a fortune for their great grandchildren.Read more..
Thursday, September 15, 2005
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Posted by Kidlat at 3:30 PM