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Spotlight on Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
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Arizona’s Organ Pipe park is a ‘paradise’ for tourists but a death trap for migrants
— National Parks Conservation Association (@NPCA) October 7, 2019
.@DHSgov claims they're "relocating" cactus for the #BorderWall at Organ Pipe. But the videos we've shot at the construction site tell a very different story: one of flattened earth and total devastation.https://t.co/iHwcZPiXsd
— Laiken Jordahl (@LaikenJordahl) October 7, 2019
The #OrganPipeCactusNationalMonument is the only place in the US to see the organ pipe cacti & is home to more than 200 wildlife species. But this habitat & the species that depend on it are in peril due to #borderwall construction: https://t.co/JgQ1sRLUMX #NationalPublicLandsDay pic.twitter.com/O0VbEx9IwY
— Defenders of Wildlife (@Defenders) September 28, 2019
In August, the Border Patrol began construction on a new section of the border wall in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument—a UNESCO biosphere reserve in the Sonoran Desert. https://t.co/3WFerXktBg
— Sierra Magazine (@Sierra_Magazine) October 4, 2019
Trump's border wall construction in the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument could spell the end of this rare, night-blooming endangered cactus. https://t.co/tiwmzcOEdl
— Center for Bio Div (@CenterForBioDiv) September 27, 2019
Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument is an iconic site of Southern Arizona and sacred to the Tohono O'odham people. To support this project is a crime against the American spirit and will do lasting damage to a national treasure. https://t.co/EkkMyuIFEH
— Raul M. Grijalva (@RepRaulGrijalva) September 17, 2019