|Mining in Surigao del Sur endangers Philippine eagle|
Source: Inquirer News
MANILA, Philippines — Mining activities in Surigao del Sur are endangering the habitat of the country’s national bird, the Philippine eagle, according to the head of the Philippine Eagle Foundation. Retired Lt Gen William Hotchkiss III, PEF president and former commander of the Philippine Air Force, said mining activities in the Mt. Hilong-hilong range was threatening the ecological area inhabited by the endangered bird. READ MORE ».