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Pickup trucks block Tesla charging station in strange aggression called ICE-ing + 2018 warmest year on record

Pickup trucks block Tesla charging station in strange aggression called ICE-ing A trend has begun to appear across the US in which pickup truck drivers...

Growing Pains: Are Outdoor Enthusiasts Losing Their Conservation Ethic?

User conflicts are a growing problem in the Blue Ridge, ranging from vandalism and trash-laden trails to the closure of trail systems due to...

Black Lung: Reclaiming Coal Country

A $1 billion fund could help heal scarred landscapes left behind by a century of mining—and help thousands of miners breathe easier. So far,...

Quick Hits: Tracking spread of coal ash with fish bones + surge of new lawsuits against fossil fuel companies

Fish bones could help track the spread of coal ash contaminants Researchers at Duke University have found a new way to track the spread of...

Quick Hits: National Parks get Trashed during Government Shutdown

Plastic straws are officially banned in D.C. On January 1, 2019, Washington, D.C. became the second major U.S. city to ban plastic straws in restaurants...

Fuel Spill Threatens French Broad River

A large oil spill near downtown Asheville, North Carolina is threatening the water quality of the popular French Broad River.