The legacy of Rachel Carson

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On a farther shore : the life and legacy of Rachel Carson  by William Souder  was published in 2012 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the environmental classic Silent Spring by Rachel Carson.

Rachel Carson had a profound influence on the environmental movement when it was in its infancy and was instrumental in bringing the world’s attention to the detrimental effects of pesticides, especially DDT.  For more information on her life and legacy, click here.

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