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Environment

Matador is deeply committed to reporting on environmental issues around the world, as well as the ways we as travelers can lessen our environmental impact. One of our most important goals is to help spread awareness of environmental problems facing local communities, and the innovators and orgs doing work to address them, to readers worldwide.

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Environment Articles

The 12 best places in the US for checking out wildlife without the crowds

by Shelby Huff

These guys hiked around Big Sur and saw a dolphin escorting three grey whales and their calves

by Morgane Croissant
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A community came together to save orca whales and the result is heartwarming

by Morgane Croissant

Meet the first National Mammal of the United States

by Matt Hershberger

This is what we do to the oceans every day

by Morgane Croissant

Try the minimalist lifestyle at this tiny-house resort in Oregon

by Morgane Croissant

7 community heroes who are creating positive change in the American South

by Mary Ellen Dingley

Guardians of the Great Bear Rainforest

by Matador Media House

Kenya just did something incredible to fight poaching

by Matt Hershberger

17 incredibly easy things you can do to be a more eco-friendly traveler

by Matt Hershberger

Here’s where to find some of the cleanest air in the world

by PRI's The World

Yellowstone had to put down a bison calf after tourists tried to rescue it

by Matt Hershberger
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Ranking the world’s greenest countries

by Atlas & Boots

Quiet since a devastating 2002 eruption, Africa’s most active volcano is once again rumbling

by Patrick Winn

Why Indonesia keeps blowing up boats on TV

by Patrick Winn

Watch these 109 mph winds in New Hampshire blow a guy away

by Matt Hershberger

How tourism is helping small-scale Colombian farmers affected by the war rebuild their lives

by Troy Young

This global warming GIF shows how hot Earth has gotten over the past 165 years

by Timothy McGrath
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