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Why Biodiversity is Important
Services Provided by Biodiversity
Humankind, like all species, is tied to the life, large and small, of this planet.
Fellowship for Black Women Writers
Deadline to apply is January 6, 2023
Participants will receive a ten-day residency, a $1,000 stipend, and transportation to and from Asheville, NC.
by Meike Gasser
This short video/slide show explains why water is a scarce resouce on our planet, and what can be done to preserve clean water.
On Womaning by Meta Commerse
by Meta Commerse
The phrase “writing out of pain” conjures something very basic for me. What I mean is the tradition of African Americans who knew that their pain was
by Terry Roberts
John Ehle’s mountain novels are the finest artistic representation of Appalachian culture that we have.
The Dark Night
Harm Caused by Light Pollution
How light pollution in the night sky impacts the economic and physical health of the residents of Yancey county, NC.
Guardians of the Soil
Making a Healthy Place for Groot’s Roots
How does the health of the soil in our campus garden affect how well our plants grow?
Climate change worsens heatwaves
Worldwide, low-income countries hit harder
Since the 1980s, climate change has increased the impact of heatwaves. They arrive earlier, last longer, have higher temperatures, and cover wider are
Faith in the Environment
The Religious Fight to Save Planet Earth
On a sunny June Sunday on the National Mall, four individuals representing Muslim, Jewish, Christian, and Native American faith teachings came…
One of the short stories in Winesburg, Ohio, by Sherwood Anderson
Now considered a landmark of modernist fiction – moving beyond the genteel tradition in American letters
Escape to Freedom
Narrative of the Life of J.D. Green, A Runaway Slave From Kentucky
During the 1830’s and 1840’s, Mr. Green made multiple attempts to escape slavery. In the following excerpt from his Narrative of the life of…
Reclaim Our Nature Trail
Rich Bowerman • 6th Grade Science • Apple Valley Middle School • Hendersonville, NC
What are the best management practices to remove invasive plants from our natural area? What can a school’s natural area include?