Rachel Carson Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Rachel Carson.

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  • 9 Encyclopedia Articles
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Encyclopedia Articles (9)

514 words, approx. 2 pages
Rachel Carson alerted the world to the dangers of environmental pollutants with works like the ground-breaking Silent Spring. Carson, Rachel Biologist and Author 1907-1964 Rachel Louise Carson ... Read more
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Rachel Louise Carson 1907-1964 American Biologist and Writer Rachel Carson was a scientist and writer who first revealed the residual hazards of indiscriminate pesticide use, drawing attention to thei... Read more
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Carson, Rachel (1907-1964) American marine biologist Rachel Carson is best known for her 1962 book, Silent Spring, which is often credited with beginning the modern environmental movement in the Unite... Read more
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Rachel Carson Born May 27, 1907Springdale, Pennsylvania Died April 14, 1964Silver Spring, Maryland Naturalist, marine biologist, writer,environmental activist Rachel Carson. AP/Wide World Photos. ... Read more
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Rachel Louise Carson (1907 – 1964) American Ecologist, Marine Biologist, and Writer Rachel Louise Carson was a university-trained biologist, a longtime United States government employee, and a ... Read more
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Rachel Carson Council The Rachel Carson Council focuses on the dangers of pesticides and other toxic chemicals and their impact on human health, wildlife, and the environment. After the 1962 publica... Read more
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Carson, Rachel For post-World War II America, scientist and writer Rachel Louise Carson (1907–1964), born in Springdale, Pennsylvania on May 27, popularized the idea that ethical discussions of... Read more
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Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot. (Library of Congress) Carson, Rachel (1907–1964) Nature writer and marine biologist Rachel Carson set off a storm of controversy in 1962 with the publ... Read more
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Carson, Rachel Scientist, Ecologist, Writer of Silent Spring (1907–1964) In 1963 an important national symbol almost became extinct. According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, only 417 pa... Read more