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      Rachel Carson who taught us in "Silent Spring" to save nature and thus save ourselves - 1907-1954 - Biologiste marine, écologiste.

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      Rachel Carson is the founder of the modern environmental movement. She courageously spoke out against the chemical industry and their use of pesticides. Her book, Silent Spring, reminded us we are all part of a vulnerable world and we all have a responsibility to protect it. In 1963 she testified to Congress calling for measures to protect human health and the environment.

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      Name: Rachel Carson Dates: 1907-1964 Why she rocks: She was an American marine biologist and conservationist that advanced the global environmental movement. She has published several bestsellers, including a trilogy that explores ocean life. Her book “Silent Spring” helped spread the word about environmental problems brought on by synthetic pesticides, leading to a nationwide ban on DDT and other pesticides. Her contributions led to the formation of EPA. Quote: “One way to open your eyes

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      Rachel Carson who taught us in "Silent Spring" to save nature and thus save ourselves.

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      (The late) Rachel Carson. Environmentalist. Activist. Author of famed Silent Spring.

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      Rachel Carson author of "Silent Spring" 1907-1954 - Biologiste marine, écologiste.

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      Rachel Carson Brought national attention to Pesticide Contamination

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      Rachel Carson. If you don't know who she is you'd better find out.

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      Rachel Carson looking elegant in the field.

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