The Rachel Carson Homestead


Subject:
Pollutants & Toxic Substances , U.S. History By Place , Notable People , Notable People: Arts & Humanities , Notable People: Women , Pennsylvania , Authors , Scientists , Authors , Scientists , Pesticides

Description:
Website for the historic site at the Springdale, Pennsylvania, birthplace of ecologist Rachel Carson, whose book "Silent Spring" warned "about the dangers associated with the indiscriminate use of chemical pesticides and their potentially adverse effect on the environment and human health." The website features history of the homestead, a biography of Carson, a calendar of events for the 2007 celebration of the centennial of Carson's birth, essays, an environmental reading list, and more.

Publisher:
Rachel Carson Homestead Association

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.rachelcarsonhomestead.org/


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