This brainless, single-celled organism is able to solve surprisingly complex puzzles and is even able to memorize and anticipate changes in its environment.
Writer Terran Sparkle Young describes her experience as a Black American learning about her family’s history and a local overgrown cemetery.
Communities across the region are working to document and preserve historic African-American cemeteries to keep them from becoming lost to history.
As residents in the path of the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast pipelines call for investigation of potentially toxic pipeline coatings, federal and state officials loosen permitting regulations.
Hidden underneath the majesty of the Appalachian mountains is a strange, enchanting cave ecosystem full of unusual creatures.
Appalachia’s donation-based cafes offer delicious, healthy food to diners and volunteers regardless of their ability to pay.
Volunteers with the Old-Growth Forest Network scout out stands of old-growth forest throughout the country to protect the unique forest habitats these trees provide.
Volunteers across Virginia participate in a statewide survey of breeding birds to create better conservation policy.
A slew of legal challenges and protestors has suspended construction on the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast pipelines.
The use of timber harvests and prescribed burns on national forest land is hotly debated by conservationists and forest users.