Rachel Carson
Houghton Mifflin, New York, 2002; originally published 1962, English
Nonfiction, General
ISBN: 9780618249060

A criticism of the use of pesticides and their harmful effects on humans and other animals. Named one of the “25 Greatest Science Books of All Time” by Discover magazine, the book has been credited with fueling the modern-day environmental movement, as well as helping to bring about the United States’ ban of the pesticide DDT. While first published in 1962, Silent Spring remains relevant today.

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Michael Sorkin

The origin point of systematic and political green thinking.

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