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“For the first time in the history of the world, every human being is now subjected to contact with dangerous chemicals, from the moment of conception until death” Rachel Carson

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Biography Rachel Carson

  • WHO: Rachel Louise Carson
  • BIRTH: May 27, 1907
  • WHERE; Springdale, Pennsylvania, U.S
  • DIED: April 14, 1964
  • WHERE: Silver Spring, Maryland, US
  • NATIONALITY: American
  • Greatest Achievements
    • Rachel Carson was an environmentalist, marine biologist, and writer; her books became very important for the environmental movement and are today classics.
    • The Sea Around Us, The Edge of the Sea and Silent Spring is her remarkable books; in particular, Silent Spring became a book of importance. The book was heavily argued.
    • She believed that the heavy use of new synthetic pesticides was the main source of environmental problems in the late 1950s.
    • Honored after her death by President Jimmy Carter with the highly acclaimed Medal of Freedom.
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