forest restoration and carbon emissions

With biomass energy, weighing forest restoration and carbon emissions
Jan 29, 2018

When state utility regulators held a workshop last month about increasing the use of forest biomass for power, one topic did not make it into the disc...

Javiera Caballero

Durham PAC endorses Political Science Alum for open City Council seat
Jan 22, 2018

Monday night, the People’s Alliance PAC endorsed Javiera Caballero, 2000 graduate with a B.S. in Political Science, International and Comparati...

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) campus index for 2017

AASHE: Appalachian Rankings in the Sustainability Campus Index
Nov 8, 2017

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) campus index for 2017 was released. The Sustainable Campus...

Appalachian State 2017 food summit,

Appalachian State University & Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture to host The 2017 Food Summit
Oct 25, 2017

The 2017 Food Summit, a gathering of scholars, farmers and food lovers, is organized around the theme “Dynamic Traditions, Resourceful Communities....

Peter Soulé | Department of Geography and Planning | Appalachian

Researchers link western wildfire activity to arctic warming
Oct 12, 2017

Are the devastating wildfires in California potentially linked to larger atmospheric processes related to human-caused climate change? Researchers at ...

Offsets Workshop Appalachian State

RIEEE offers free offsets workshop Oct. 6
Sep 18, 2017

Appalachian State University’s Research Institute for Environment, Energy and Economics (RIEEE) is hosting a daylong workshop Friday, Oct. 6, on the...

Community FEAST event

Community FEaST
Sep 18, 2017

Sanford MallTuesday Oct. 3, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.The AppalFRESH (Appalachian Food Research for Equity, Sustainability and Health) Collaborative is a ...

Saving the Bees

Saving the bees
Jul 19, 2017

Appalachian student and faculty researchers seek to recover declining honeybee population. Consider this fact from the U.S. Department of Ag...


'Mountain of God' Volcano Preparing to Erupt
Jul 19, 2017

An active volcano in northeastern Tanzania known to the Maasai as the “Mountain of God” has been quietly rumbling—and it is showing signs that a...

Photo submitted by Mark Ginn

Department of Mathematical Sciences hosts workshop on Sustainable Energy Consumption
Jul 5, 2017

BOONE, N.C.—During the month of June, the Department of Mathematical Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University we...