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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 ...

NSF awards $6.4 million grant to Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research drylands site - National Science Foundation (press release)


National Science Foundation (press release)
To discover how environmental change is affecting dryland ecosystems, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a five-year, $6.4 million grant in new support of the Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) site in central New Mexico.

FrontPage Magazine: Rachel Carson's Ecological Genocide

San Antonio - United States

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

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    FrontPage Magazine - Rachel Carson's Ecological Genocide

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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.
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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.

The Rachel Carson Homestead
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Carson's birthplace in Springdale, Pennsylvania. Includes information on Carson's life and works, a history of the homestead and visitor information.

Democracy Now!: Rachel Carson
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Carson's 1962 speech before the National Women's Press Club. Audio file (39:25) from the archives of the Pacifica Radio program Democracy Now!

Rachel Carson Homestead
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Includes information about the birthplace and childhood home of the author of Silent Spring. Also provides access to electronic information about her life and work.

Wikipedia: Rachel Carson
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Encyclopedia article.

Earth Observatory: Rachel Carson
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Biography and discussion of the effect of "Silent Spring." From the NASA Web site.