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To go with 'Weather-Philippines-typhoon-mining-environment,FOCUS' by... News PhotoAccidents and Disasters,Compostela Valley,Cooking Pan,Environmental Issues,Extreme Weather,Horizontal,May-December Romance,Miner,Mining Accident,Philippines,River,Sand,Town,Typhoon,ValleyPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPTo go with 'Weather-Philippines-typhoon-mining-environment,FOCUS' by Mynardo Macaraig A miner pans for gold at a river near the typhoon disaster zone in Mawab town, compostela valley province on December 9, 2012. Unchecked illegal gold mining and decades of indiscriminate logging contributed to the high death toll in the Philippines' worst natural disaster this year, officials and experts say. AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBE (Photo credit should read TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)