Rachel Carson on a Sinister Change in the Sea

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Written by JoAnn Chateau

In 1962, marine biologist Rachel Carson (1907-1964) launched the modern environmental movement with her publication of Silent Spring, which revealed the detrimental effects that pesticides have on the environment. If Carson were alive today, do you think she’d be pleased with the environmental state of the planet?

“It is a curious situation that the sea, from which life first arose, should now be threatened by the activities of one form of that life. But the sea, though changed in a sinister way, will continue to exist: the threat is rather to life itself.” ~ Rachel Carson

In one accord: “Go Green!”

About the author

JoAnn Chateau

JoAnn Chateau likes progressive politics and loves the canines. She sometimes writes fiction about Chester (the Alpha Bichon) and his friends -- with a dash of humor and dab of Poli-Sci. JoAnn's views and insights are tinted by her past profession in Counseling, Christian theological studies, and Library and Information Science training. Retired now, JoAnn enjoys the creative life.


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