Your Call: How can we protect environmentalists from being attacked and killed around the globe?
On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about a recent Global Witness report called, "Deadly Environment: The Dramatic Rise in Killings of Environmental and Land Defenders." In 2012, 147 environmental activists were killed around the world. Why are they being killed, what explains the increase, and what’s being done to stop it? Join the conversation on the next your call, with Rose Aguilar and you.
Simeon Tegel, GlobalPost's senior correspondent for South America
Oliver Courtney, senior campaigner with Global Witness and the lead author of the new report, "Deadly Environment: The Dramatic Rise in Killings of Environmental and Land Defenders."
Will Potter, journalist and author of Green is the New Red
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