VOANews: Rachel Carson, 1907-1964: Her Books Helped Launch the Environmental Protection Movement in the US
On PEOPLE IN AMERICA: Carson's book "Silent Spring" influenced the US government’s decision to ban the pesticide DDT.
Famous People English Lessons: Rachel Carson (1907–1964) was a pioneer of the global environmental movement through her writing about conservation. Her 1962 book ‘Silent Spring’ made her famous.
ESL Discussions: Environment What would you do to save our environment?