Rachel Carson


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United States biologist remembered for her opposition to the use of pesticides that were hazardous to wildlife (1907-1964)

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The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society (RCC) is an international, interdisciplinary centre for research and education in the environmental humanities and social sciences.
The Rachel Carson Homestead is the birthplace of its namesake, Rachel Carson, who is recognized worldwide as the founder of the modern environmental movement.
After the 4th quiet spring, Rachel Carson published her book titled - Silent Spring in 1962 (that is actually not so long ago, but quite some time ago eh).
The courageous work of Rachel Carson inspired chemists to become more conscientious, the government to consider instigating regulations and the Environmental Protection Agency, and the formation of disciplines such as environmental biology and chemistry as well as Industrial Hygiene.
Caption: Brilliant and quietly dignified, Rachel Carson spoke to a Cold War generation that dealt with nuclear anxiety by believing science could master the natural world.
Had Seager consulted Kristin Weir's devastating 'Rachel Carson Birthday Bashing' rebuttal she could have offered a far stronger defence of Carson and indictment of her ideologically driven and often scientifically illiterate critics.
Musil; RACHEL CARSON AND HER SISTERS; Rutgers University Press (Nonfiction: Women's Studies) 26.95 ISBN: 9780813562421
From Copernicus's sun-centred model of the universe in the 16th century to Rachel Carson's warnings about the dangers of pesticides in the 20th century, people have come up with ideas the world wasn't ready to hear.
He has always stood by the claim that Rachel Carson was in collusion with the petro-chemical industry when she wrote Silent Spring.
This edition contains Rachel Carson's foreword to the original, as well as commentary by Marian Stamp Dawkins and other animal behavior and welfare specialists.
Between dinner and dessert, Rachel Carson has to use the can.
On a Farther Shore commemorates the 50th anniversary of Rachel Carson's seminal book, Silent Spring.
When Rachel Carson was growing up in a five-room farmhouse in the small town of Springdale, Pennsylvania, the land was in ruin.
The 1962 environmentalist classic Silent Spring by Rachel Carson helped build the foundation of the green movement.
Modern day analysts often forget that Rachel Carson was not the first person to sound a warning against the indiscriminate use of pesticides.