Mountaintop Removal is considered to be one of the country’s worst ongoing environmental calamities.
Local artists/filmmakers Beth Stephens and Annie Sprinkle shed light on the issue in their revealing new documentary ‘Goodbye Gauley Mountain.’
PLUS: Why ecosexuality is on the rise.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, one of the most revered American essayists and lecturers and the man at the helm of the Transcendentalist Movement of the mid-19th Century, was reportedly fond of the Appalachian Mountains. In fact, he once mused: “Here among the mountains the pinions of thought should be strong, and one should see the errors of men from a calmer height of love and wisdom.”