As kids, we usually learn about nature from a decidedly human point of view: The world exists in relation to us. But an eclectic group of researchers are challenging that. They've started looking at the way Native and non-Native children come to learn about nature, and they've found some distinctive differences.
This Sunday is Father’s Day, which brings to mind one of Eight Forty-Eight’s favorite fathers, Tom Montgomery Fate. Fate is a writer and regular contributor to the show. He turns time spent in the woods – and the suburbs – into reflections on life, parenthood, birth and death.
Dormant for about 300 years, Japan's Shinmoedake is very awake now.The Associated Press says that the "revived Japanese volcano threw boulders for miles and broke windows 5 miles away in its biggest explosion yet" earlier today.