What did Rachel Carson do for the environment?


What did Rachel Carson do for the environment?

Rachel Carson

American marine biologist and environmentalist Rachel Carson (1907-1964) published the books The Sea Around Us and Under the Sea Wind in 1951 and later Silent Spring (1962). She won the national book award for The Sea Around Us, though Silent Spring is considered to be her most influential work.

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Rachel Carson created a great awareness of environmental issues with her publication of Silent Spring in 1962. The book was a cautionary tale...

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