Who is Rachel Carson?

  • (noun): United States biologist remembered for her opposition to the use of pesticides that were hazardous to wildlife (1907-1964).
    Synonyms: Carson, Rachel Louise Carson

Rachel Carson

Rachel Louise Carson (May 27, 1907 – April 14, 1964) was an American marine biologist and conservationist whose book Silent Spring and other writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement.

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Rachel Carson - List of Works
... published posthumously Always, Rachel The Letters of Rachel Carson and Dorothy Freeman 1952–1964 An Intimate Portrait of a Remarkable Friendship, Beacon Press, 1995, ISBN 0-8070-7010-6 ...
Robert Frost Middle School (Fairfax County, Virginia) - Rachel Carson Middle School
... Rachel Carson Middle School (Cluster 8 Grades 7-8) is a middle school southwest of Herndon, and is part of Fairfax County Public Schools ... the 1998-1999 school year, it is named after the ecologist Rachel Carson and has been a School To Watch in Virginia since 2004 ...
Marie Rodell
... and author who managed the publications of much of environmentalist Rachel Carson's writings, as well as the first book by civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr. ... That year she met Rachel Carson, who hired her ... She worked with Carson for the remainder of her life, and after Carson's death in 1964 became her literary executor she compiled and organized the Rachel Carson Papers (which took over two years ...
Silent Spring - Debate - Criticism
... were to follow the teachings of Miss Carson, we would return to the Dark Ages, and the insects and diseases and vermin would once again inherit the earth ... state of the science at the time she wrote, one might even make the case that Carson's concerns about the effects of synthetic chemicals on human health were not completely unwarranted ... Books of the 19th and 20th Centuries." British politician Dick Taverne asserted Carson was responsible for millions of deaths Carson didn't seem to take into account the vital role (DDT) played ...
List Of Fairfax County Public Schools Middle Schools - Rachel Carson Middle School
... Rachel Carson Middle School (Cluster 8 Grades 7-8) is a middle school southwest of Herndon, and is part of Fairfax County Public Schools ... Opened in the 1998-1999 school year, it is named after the ecologist Rachel Carson and has been a School To Watch in Virginia since 2004 ...

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