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Marine Bio Camp means muddy hands, tempting seafood - Carroll County Times


Carroll County Times
The day in Solomons started with a snack overlooking the Patuxent River and the Rachel Carson — the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's flagship research vessel. “That's definitely a squid,” said Tre Williams, a 15-year-old from ...

Modeling the ecology and evolution of biodiversity: Biogeographical cradles, museums, and graves - Science Magazine


Science Magazine
The emergence, distribution, and extinction of species are driven by interacting factors—spatial, temporal, physical, and biotic. Rangel et al. simulated the past 800,000 years of evolution in South America, incorporating these factors into a ...

'Special report: The evolution of the electric bus' by Automotive World - Automotive World (press release)


Automotive World (press release)
Automotive World has published a new report, 'Special report: The evolution of the electric bus', which considers the role of electrification in this most common of public transportation solutions. From smooth silent motion to the ability to operate ...

Capitalism Magazine: Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, Environmentalist Mythology Killing Us Softly

Sanford - United States

Article blames Carson's "mythology" about DDT for unnecessary deaths from diseases that DDT was once used to fight.

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    Rachel Carson's Silent Spring: Environmentalist Mythology Killing Us Softly by Steven Brockerman -- Capitalism Magazine
    One would have to conclude, given the facts, that environmentalists are either insane or intent upon eradicating every human being from the face of the planet.

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Discusses the controversy spawned by the publication of "Silent Spring."

New York Times: Rachel Carson Dies of Cancer; Silent Spring Author Was 56
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1964 obituary. Free registration required.

United States

Argues that "Silent Spring" resulted in countless deaths from malaria and other diseases by causing reduced use of DDT.

Frontline: Silent Spring Revisited
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Discusses how supporters and critics assess Carson's influential book. From the Web site of the PBS TV series Frontline.

Reason Online:
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Finds the legacy of the book "troubling," particularly in regard to carcinogenic effects of pesticides.

National Resources Defense Council: The Story of
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The positive influence of "Silent Spring."

Rachel Carson
United States

Her life and legacy. Includes biography, bibliography and Web links.

Rachel Carson
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Al Gore's introduction to the 1994 edition of "Silent Spring."

The Legacy of Rachel Carson
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Biographical details.

Rachel Carson Council, Inc.
United States

Environmental organization, founded in 1965 by Rachel Carson's colleagues, that seeks to carry on her legacy by informing and advising the public about the effects of chemicals on people, pets and the environment.