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    changes. Nowadays, news about the melting of the ice cap, deforestation, and desertification can easily be seen on the Internet or on the television daily. According to Rachel Carson’s environmental legacy, these statuses are caused by many reasons. She is known as a famous writer who writes environmental books and books about nature. She is an example of a strong inspiration to protect the environment. Three of the main causes of environmental problems are toxic chemicals, global warming and the unpleasant impacts on the Firstly, the poisonous chemicals has fairly bad effects…

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    Who Is Rachel Carson?

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    Rachel Carson was born on May 27, 1907 in Springdale, Pennsylvania (Academic, Environmental Activist, Biologist, Journalist) on a 65-acre farm. Growing up Rachel spent her time enjoying her love for nature that she owed to her mother. Her mother taught her from a young age how to love the outdoors and to love birds, insects and the animals that inhabit the streams and ponds as well as her love for reading and writing. She would soon prove her love of writing when she would get her first…

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    Silent Spring was a controversial book written by Rachel Carson about the effects of DDT on animals, plants, and even humans. To this day, fifty years later, the book has still received criticism for exaggerating and misinforming the readers about the real effects of DDT. Rachel Carson, while exaggerating information, is correct in her studies of the effects of DDT. Rachel Carson states fairly early on in Silent Spring that when DDT is sprayed in large areas it can easily run in water. DDT is a…

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    Abstract In the book, Silent Springs Ms. Rachel Carson began a new movement. Rachel Carson brought to light the many dangers pesticides such as DDT have on the environment, animals, and humans. This environmental movement offered new insight about the harm pesticides have on all living organisms. In Silent Spring Rachel Carson starts an environmental movement by informing the public of the dangers of pesticides, which causes a shift in views towards pesticides and the harm they do to the…

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    last 50 years. Rachel Carson highlights throughout her 1962 book “Silent Spring”. Although it may have not been intentional, Carson’s book sparked a revolution in the world that still continues to improve the way things are produced, disposed, and regulated throughout the United States. Rachel Carson enlightens us of how harmful these industrial…

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    everything began to change” (Carson 2). This allusion, set at the beginning of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, detailed a town where pesticides disturbed the balance of life. The government’s blind support of DDT, a human-synthesized pesticide, after its successes in World War II led to an expanding market for the insecticide and widespread public use. All the while, Rachel Carson had been devoting her life to her studies and was becoming an avid biologist as well as an environmentalist. The…

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    Che Guevara or George Washington. However, not all revolutionaries’ have these heroic qualities, but they can possess a non-violent and quiet presence. Rachel Carson was a marine biologist, environmentalist and writer whose ideas were far ahead of her time. Rachel exposed the use of harmful, life threatening pesticides and chemicals that were being used all across the globe in the 1960’s. Rachel Carson spread awareness of various types of chemicals that large corporations had declared as…

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    Ernest Umandap Ms. Matteson ENGL-1302.02 12 February 2018 A Close Inspection of Rachel Carson’s Report: The use of chemicals as pesticides was not as prominent as it was in the 1960s when it was diligently sprayed by civilians in almost everything. From crops to insects to birds, everything was contaminated with chemicals such as DDT. One certain marine biologist and writer, Rachel Carson, decided to reveal the heavy truth about the effects of chemicals in her book: The Silent Spring (in…

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    Silent Spring, a book by Rachel Carson, is a book that explains the harmful effects that deadly chemical have on humans and the environment. Carson tries to persuade people to change the way they live. Has Carson succeeded in her attempt to change people’s behavior involving environmental issues? There are many ways that Carson has made changes in how people think about the problem of pesticides, insecticides, and herbicides. You may ask, how is Carson successful in her attempt? Carson has…

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    For my modern leader I chose Rachel Carson, I chose Rachel Carson because I wanted to know more about her what she did. Rachel Carson was born on May 27, 1907 in Springdale, Pennsylvania, Rachel Carson is considered a leader because Rachel Carson stayed true to her research when she faced with Critics and that her words inspired the environmental movement. On April 14, 1964 Rachel Carson died from breast cancer after 2 years of publishing her book "Silent Spring" when she was 56 in Silver…

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