The Ginsburg injection well stored toxic, radioactive waste in an open pit surrounded by farms and residences. The well’s closure is a significant victory for activists, but there are more than 200 frack waste injection wells in Ohio.
A grassroots effort to protect the Nolichucky River has the support of lawmakers, outdoor enthusiasts, businesses and more.
The fungal disease called white-nose syndrome has killed millions of bats across North America.
Gates placed over the mouths of caves let bats in and out of their home while keeping unwanted humans out.
The Southern Connected Communities Project is helping rural communities build locally owned and operated wireless broadband infrastructure.
A nonprofit organization allows individuals to give small loans to entrepreneurs across the globe, including several in Southwest Virginia.
Researchers and other individuals are tracking the invasive plants and beetles that are edging out and harming native plant species in Appalachia.
Volunteers are searching for an endangered bumblebee and using game cameras to spot local wildlife.
Citizen scientists use a mobile app to monitor seasonal life cycle phases of plants and animals along the Appalachian Trail, and use drones to monitor the habitats of Eastern hellbender salamanders.
An Eastern Kentucky initiative aims to shift the focus of the classroom away from activities that simply comply with education standards and toward driving innovation through projects like building tiny homes and detecting cancer.