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Rachel Carson : extraordinary environmentalist

Jill C. Wheeler

Rachel Carson : extraordinary environmentalist

by Jill C. Wheeler

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Published by ABDO Pub. Company in Minneapolis, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biologists,
  • Environmentalists,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJill C. Wheeler
    SeriesWomen in science
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH31.C33 W43 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25246740M
    ISBN 109781617834462
    LC Control Number2012004886

    Adding immeasurably to Rachel Carson’s legacy, Theo Colborn died in Paonia, Colorado on Decem Bob Musil is President of the Rachel Carson Council and author of Rachel Carson and Her Sisters: Extraordinary Women Who Have Shaped America’s Environment. () He was a friend and colleague of Theo Colborn.   The book that sparked the modern environmental movement, with an unprecedented collection of letters, speeches, and other writings that reveal the extraordinary courage and vision of its author Library of America launches its Rachel Carson edition with this deluxe illustrated volume presenting one of the landmark books of the twentieth century /5(18).

    Musil also writes on climate, nuclear and justice issues for the Huffington Post and is the author of three environmental books: Hope for a Heated Planet: How Americans Are Fighting Global Warming and Building a Better Future (Rutgers, ); Rachel Carson and Her Sisters: Extraordinary Women Who Have Shaped America’s Environment (Rutgers.   When Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring was published in , the book became a phenomenon. A passionate and eloquent warning about the long-term dangers of pesticides, the book unleashed an.

    Oct 6, - Explore mnsassy57's board "RACHEL CARSON", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Rachel carson, Biologist and Women in history pins. In Rachel Carson and Her Sisters, Robert K. Musil redefines the achievements and legacy of environmental pioneer and scientist Rachel Carson, linking her work to a wide network of American women activists and writers and introducing her to a new, contemporary Carson was the first American to combine two longstanding, but separate .


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Rachel Carson is the most important environmentalist of the 20th century. Her Silent Spring, published inchanged the course of history. Here is an intimate portrait of this remarkable writer, who taught us the meaning of ecology.

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Rachel Carson: extraordinary environmentalist. [Jill C Wheeler] -- A biography of environmentalist Rachel Carson, discussing her childhood, education, and career studying and writing about nature.

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Published in the New Yorker and later as a book, Silent Spring changed how we viewed these chemicals and sparked many people to reconsider their views on how the environment is treated. Rachel Carson: Extraordinary Environmentalist covers this part of the biologist's life, but there is much more to be learned about this famous scientist.

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Rachel Carson was an American biologist well known for her writings on environmental pollution and the natural history of the sea.

Her book, Silent Spring (), became one of the most influential books in the modern environmental movement and provided the impetus for tighter control of pesticides, including DDT.

Biologist Rachel Carson alerted the world to the environmental impact of fertilizers and pesticides. Her best-known book, Silent Spring, led to a Born: Environmentalist, author, and marine biologist Rachel Carson is being commemorated Friday on the 57th anniversary of the publication of her influential book.

Overview In this title, examine the life of courageous environmentalist and author of Silent Spring, Rachel Carson. Readers will enjoy digging into Carson's personal story, beginning with her childhood writing stories and exploring the Allegheny River near her home in Pennsylvania.

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Read here ?book=Read ‪Rachel Carson:: Extraordinary Environmentalist Ebook Free. Rachel Carson, known for her book Silent Spring, began her career in the environmental world at an early age. She was born on in Springdale Pennsylvania and.

E-BOOK EXCERPT. Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring is one of the few books that can claim to be epoch-making. Its closely reasoned attack on the use of pesticides in American agriculture helped thrust environmental consciousness to the fore of modern politics and policy, creating the regulatory landscape we know today.

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Carson. A collection of quotes by Rachel Carson on environment, biology, writing, passion, ecology, universe, love, nature, life, evolution, earth and inspiration.

Rachael Carson was an American biologist, environmentalist and author. She is believed to be one of the pioneer environmentalists to create awareness against pesticides. Rachel Carson was the first American to combine two longstanding, but separate strands of American environmentalism—the love of nature and a concern for human health/5.Best Environmental Books Contemporary fiction or non-fiction, how-to guides to green living, ecology tracts from the tree-hugging '70s, and those seminal works that chronicled the first stirrings of the conservation ethic.Rachel Carson and Her Sisters: Extraordinary Women Who Have Shaped America's Environment has been named a " Outstanding Book" by Choice magazine.

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