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Philippines islanders unite to resist 'land grab' palm oil companies - The Ecologist

24.2.16

Philippines islanders unite to resist 'land grab' palm oil companies - The Ecologist: Residents of Palawan Island in the Philippines have united to take on the companies that they say have grabbed their land.

Palawan is a large island-province of the Philippines that lies midway between the rest of the archipelago and Borneo.

The great beauty and biological value of the island was validated in 1990 when the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) conferred the status of 'Man and Biosphere Reserve' on this tropical paradise.


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