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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
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This man from a previously uncontacted tribe in Peru explains the trauma of being discovered

by Amanda Machado
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The killing of the gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo was a tragedy, not an excuse to shame a mother

by Matt Hershberger

Officials are finally closing the Thai Tiger Temple, but what they’ve found is horrifying (Warning: Graphic images)

by Matt Hershberger

The lesson from Yellowstone’s latest visitor death: Don’t leave the trail

by Matt Hershberger

This video shows what would happen if the human race suddenly disappeared

by Emma Thieme

Step aside, hydroponics. These two scuba divers are growing strawberries and lettuce under the ocean

by Cathy Brown
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13 whales washed up dead on the shores of Germany. What we found is horrifying

by Matt Hershberger

Video: For the love of god, stay away from the wild animals in Yellowstone

by Matt Hershberger
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Stop trying to take selfies with wild animals. You’re killing them

by Morgane Croissant

These are the most active volcanoes in the world

by Atlas & Boots

Can you pass this tricky animal trivia? [QUIZ]

by Matador Team
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This video gives a rare look into the wildlife of the Galápagos

by Blaze Nowara

This is how Namibia is nailing sustainable tourism

by Shannon Dell

This video will make you rethink how dangerous sharks really are

by Morgane Croissant
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Whale hunting in the Faroe Islands has received a bad reputation. But here’s what social media is getting wrong.

by Megan Jerrard

Watch: this woman traveled the world to photograph the world’s oldest living things

by Amanda Machado

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

by Matt Hershberger

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

by Matt Hershberger
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