Rachel Carson - Silent Springs

TitleRachel Carson - Silent Springs
Publication TypeWeb Article
Year of Publication2006
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
Publication Languageeng
AbstractDuring the seventeen years she worked in the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Rachel Carson learned about the problems of pesticides. Undaunted by the chemical companies' hostility and by the public's high enthusiasm for pesticides, she wrote a book called Silent Spring, which caused a major shift in public consciousness about the environment. Told in 7 sections and includes supplementary materials and pictures.
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