Saturday, August 4, 2007

Rachel Louise Carson (1907-1964)

Sierra Club


There is something infinitely healing in the Repeated refrains of nature...the Assurance that dawn comes after the night, And spring after the winter.


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Writer, scientist, and ecologist. Carson grew up in Springdale, Pennsylvania.

Carson graduated from Pennsylvania College for Women in 1929, and later studied at the Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory. She received her MA in zoology from Johns Hopkins University in 1932.

She wrote her most famous book, Silent Spring in 1962. U.S. President Kennedy was impressed with her ideas and called for a testing of the chemicals mentioned in her book.

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