MAYBE CLIMATE CHANGE can really only be understood by seeing it first hand.
In their travels around the world, Matador’s editors have witnessed the effects of climate change with their own eyes. Today, in recognition of Blog Action Day, Matador editors Lola Akinmade and Hal Amen posted dispatches about climate change issues in Nigeria and Bolivia.
Photo: Lola Akinmade
Matador Trips editor Hal Amen reports on why a receding, melting glacier matters to a community in Bolivia. Click here to read about “los pobres dying of thirst. Just one consequence among countless others of climate change.”
Have you witnessed the effects of climate change in your travels or in your own community? Share the story below. If you have a photo that tells the story better, consider submitting it to Matador’s Flickr photo pool!
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Julie Schwietert Collazo is a writer, editor, researcher, and translator currently in New York, formerly of Mexico City and San Juan. She is Matador's managing editor and is the lead faculty member of MatadorU's travel writing program.
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