As the Blackjewel bankruptcy continues, the responsibility to reclaim mine sites and workers’ compensation for past medical bills are still major issues.
As Southeast ski resorts upgrade their snowmaking equipment, many are finding that the investment isn’t just good for business — it’s helped to slash energy consumption and water use.
The Endangered Species Act plays a crucial role in protecting our region’s wealth of biodiversity — but this bedrock environmental law is under attack.
Instead of throwing away broken electronics, furniture, appliances and more, community groups across Appalachia oppose disposal by fixing these items and teaching their neighbors how to do the same.
A bass fisherman explores the conservation and sport behind trout fishing.
Meet three artisans who hand-craft stringed instruments.
Shape-note singing is a living tradition of musical and social harmony, and is practiced in Appalachia and across the world.
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.