Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Saluting Rachel Carson, Environmental Pioneer

Image courtesy of rachelcarson.org.
May 27, 2014

Rachel Louise Carson, author of the seminal works Silent Spring and The Sea Around Us (for which she received a National Book award), has been credited with igniting the modern environmental movement.  She was born 107 years ago today.

The TWU Libraries would like to take this opportunity to offer a tip of the hat to Rachel Carson--the woman, her work, and her lasting impact on the world around us.


*  Clip: The Bravery of Rachel Carson Moyers & Company
*  Rachel Carson Bill Moyer's Journal

*  Rachel Carson (1907-1964) National Women's History Museum

Saluting Rachel Carson  May 27, 2014 marks the 107th anniversary of the birth of Rachel Carson,
American marine biologist, conservationist and author of Silent Spring.  Carson has been credited 
with igniting the modern environmental movement.  Image courtesy of google.com.  May 27, 2014.

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