Irreparable Damage

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Eroded soil caused by the operations of Wellex Mining covers a portion of the foreshore in Barangay Plaridel in Libjo town in Dinagat Province. Residents said the place used to be full of mangroves, but now silt is washed into it during rainy days. Photo taken on July 16, 2016. MindaNews photo by Roel N. Catoto