Environmental activists face record number of murders

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 4:11pm

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In many countries around the world, environmental activism is a dangerous job — even deadly. According to a new report from Global Witness, a human rights organization, last year, 227 environmental activists around the world were killed — that's the highest number recorded yet. Host Carol Hills talks with Bogota, Colombia-based reporter, Manuel Rueda.