Carson, Rachel (1907–1964)

U.S. scientist and environmentalist

With her 1962 book Silent Spring, scientist Rachel L. Carson alerted postwar America to the hazards of synthetic chemical pesticides and established herself as a major intellectual leader of the contemporary environmental movement. Silent ...

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