Margaret Badore



Agriculture, Fashion, Green design


Columbia University, Sarah Lawrence College


Margaret Badore is a multimedia reporter in New York City. She was a staff writer at Treehugger from 2013 to 2015, and now works as web director at National Geographic’s The YEARS Project.


Badore was the editor of Treehugger's lifestyle category for more than two years and wrote extensively about sustainable agriculture, ethical fashion, and green design. She then moved to National Geographic's documentary series, The YEARS Project, that uses the power of storytelling to compel people to take action on climate change. She has worked there since 2016.

Her writing has appeared on Civil Eats, the New Jersey Spotlight, Common Dreams, Mother Nature Network (now part of Treehugger), Care2, The Island Now, and Real Detroit Weekly, among other media outlets. Badore grew up outside of Detroit and has been figure skating since she was seven.



Badore completed an undergraduate degree in writing and environmental studies at Sarah Lawrence college, and has a master's degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. 

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