Environmentalism In Silent Spring

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Silent spring by Rachel Carson is the story about pesticide use and its consequences. It prompts human attitudes towards pollution and gives such a vivid critiques to some modern industrial behaviors. Amazingly, the book is a cause of panel setup for saving ecology of President Kennedy. Carson begins her first chapter “A Fable of tomorrow,” with a visualized description of a heartbreaking outcome in a small town in America after a massive use of pesticides. The synthetic pesticides tragically spread and unknowingly resided in the body of fish, birds, reptiles, and domesticated and wild animals, and thus also in the body of man regardless of their ages and sexes. The substances also pollute water, soil, and destroy the green mantle, which all are vital parts of life. With the exceptional story telling of Silent spring, the story infers the ideology of environmentalism, calls for contribution from mankind, and also shows the fault of government and how it affects country’s economy.
The story actually instigates an environmental movement. The story introduces many kinds of insecticides such as DDT, arsenic, heptachloride, chlordane, hexachloride, pyrethrins, rotenone, and so forth. These pesticides destruct the environment and kill many living
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Agricultural products could end up unmarketable since it contains contamination. Pesticide destroys the beauty of roadsides by killing fern and wildflower of native shrubs adorned with blossom and berry. The roadsides are actually one of sources to attract the tourists (Carson, 44), therefore it reduces income from tourism. Calculation of the treatment for this damage also costs heavily annually because the facts are unknown during the time (Carson, 47). Though some profits may come into chamber of commerce for increase of product selling, yet the compensation to environmental destruction may be twice or
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