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Yuly Velásquez (center in tan vest) president of a local fishers association and a clean-water advocate, meets with its members on a tributary of the Magdalena River. She has been attacked three times in the past two years for her environmental work. Nathalia Angarita for NPR hide caption

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Colombia is the most dangerous country in the world for environmental defenders

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A reinforced section of the U.S.-Mexico border fencing seen in eastern Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico on Jan. 20. President Biden signed an executive action and has halted construction of the massive wall for 60 days. Guillermo Arias/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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With Border Wall Construction Finally On Hold, Activists Worry About What's Next

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