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Two O'odham activists protesting the building of the border wall were arrested Wednesday after blocking construction activity near Quitobaquito Springs in the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

Do Nothing For One Minute 🌞 🌵 Take a minute, turn up the volume as we take you to Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument in southwestern Arizona. Videographer: Carl Mrozek

Arizona’s Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument is beautiful and unique – and being irrevocably degraded in the name of Trump’s wall.

#ICYMI the construction of the border wall in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument is destroying more than an epic desert landscape. It is destroying the sacred land that has supported the Tohono O'odham nation for the last 16,000 years.

1/ Cactus border update! @CustomsBorder  responded with more details: As of 2/17 they relocated about 1,104 cacti within Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, 733 of them saguaros. The National Park Service (NPS) has separately relocated approximately 1,000 cacti.

Last month, I visited several Native American sacred sites in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. Half have been destroyed by border wall construction. The administration doesn’t care what it hurts if it gets its way. #HonorTheSacred  #NoBorderWall 

Construction crews this month began blasting and bulldozing through hills to build a 30-foot steel wall 60 feet wide in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

These were the fifth detonations so far in the wall project on Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

Also happening in America: Apache burial grounds in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument (a UNESCO ecological preserve) being blasted for Trump's border wall construction.

"I don't care what political party you belong to, this is just plain horrible. Devasting," wrote Ellen DeGeneres in regards to the border wall construction at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

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New video from Arizona shows how construction of the #borderwall  is irreparably damaging Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

Construction has begun on President Trump's border wall between Arizona and Mexico, and conservationists are furious. The massive barrier will skirt one the most beloved protected areas in the SouthwestOrgan Pipe Cactus National Monument.

The 30-foot-tall, rust-colored steel poles recently erected in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument are marked with the words "Atlas Tube."

To build the #borderwall  at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, the Trump administration is literally bulldozing part of the park. Today, park advocates are gathering in Tucson to protest the destructive border wall construction. #NoBorderWall 

TRAGIC: @CustomsBorder  is tearing up Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. "Archaeologists have sought to preserve the 16k years of history that the monument contains. Environmentalists have fought to protect endangered species and cactus plants that call it home."

This is what it looks like when national parks are sacrificed for a #borderwall . Footage at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument via Kevin Dahl, NPCA Arizona Senior Program Manager

President Trump's border wall between Arizona and Mexico will skirt one of the most beloved protected areas in the SouthwestOrgan Pipe Cactus National Monument, recognized by the UN as an international biosphere reserve.

NEW: Border fence construction now underway in Arizona could damage or destroy up to 22 archaeological sites within Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, according to a National Park Service report obtained by @washingtonpost  Via @eilperin  @NickMiroff 

Construction of a 30ft-high section of Trump’s border barrier has begun in the Organ Pipe Cactus national monument in southern Arizona.

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