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Did you know that?: Lady Jackson

Lady Jackson/Barbara Ward (1914-1981 ) was a pioneer  of today’s well known and most important concept: "Sustainable Development”. She was the first who enlightened and seeded this idea to the public world in its context known today. Barbara Mary Ward (1914 – 1981), in later life Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth, was a British economist and writer interested in the problems of developing countries. She urged W ...

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Mining

For several weeks now, various stakeholders here in my country, the Philippines, have been debating, clashing and trading barbs through the media on the benefits of mining. On one side, giant mining companies, which earn big from the business, are defending the benefits of mining. It helps the local communities they say. On the other side, environmentalists and local communities are stressing that mining do ...

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