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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

25 photos from Namibia we can’t stop looking at

by Jorge Henao

6 reasons your next dive trip needs to be to the Cayman Islands

by Doree Simon

After 20 years fighting the logging industry the Great Bear Rainforest is protected. Here’s why it’s a huge victory for conservation.

by Shelby Huff

Palm oil is in everything and it’s killing rain forests, endangered species and people. Here’s how.

by Nicholas Burns

Noam Chomsky just called out the US Republican Party as ‘a danger to human survival.’ Here’s why he’s right.

by Colin Heinrich

5 transformative festivals for experimenting with alternative lifestyles

by Danielle Dorsey

Watch: The beauty of the Arctic wildlife in this stunning video

by Morgane Croissant

Brazil’s worst environmental disaster, in pictures

by Alex Leff

Watch: Amazing footage of mother and calf blue whales swimming near Antarctica

by Morgane Croissant

This town in Japan produces no trash. Here is how you can do it too.

by Morgane Croissant

Infographic: The world’s smartest cities

by Alice Latham

South Africa’s extreme drought is bad for hippos, pretty great for lions

by Erin Conway-Smith

Meet the father and son who’ve done something about the West’s looming water crisis.

by Emily Nuchols

4 reasons public transit is the most underrated mode of travel

by Matthew Johnson

WATCH: climate change just turned Bolivia’s second largest lake into a desert

by Emma Thieme

Commercial whaling is illegal, yet Japan continues to kill whales. What’s the deal?

by Morgane Croissant

Islamic clerics declare fatwa on poachers in Indonesia and Malaysia

by Beh Lih Yi

17 most biodiverse places on earth

by Katie Scott Aiton
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