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Rachel Carson

Rachel Louise Carson (May 27, 1907 – April 14, 1964) was an American marine biologist, author, and conservationist whose book Silent Spring and other writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement.

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Why should we tolerate a diet of weak poisons, a home in insipid surroundings, a circle of acquainta ...

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The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, t ...

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Autumn comes to the sea with a fresh blaze of phosphorescence, when every wave crest is aflame. Here ...

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Any concept of biology is not only sterile and profitless, it is distorted and untrue, if it puts it ...

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In every outthrust headland, in every curving beach, in every grain of sand there is the story of th ...

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There is no drop of water in the ocean, not even in the deepest parts of the abyss, that does not kn ...

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Always the edge of the sea remains an elusive and indefinable boundary. The shore has a dual nature, ...

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I like to define biology as the history of the earth and all its life - past, present, and future.

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When we go down to the low-tide line, we enter a world that is as old as the earth itself - the prim ...

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The Choice, after all, is ours to make.

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A child's world is fresh and new and beautiful, full of wonder and excitement.

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We are not truly civilized if we concern ourselves only with the relation of man to man. What is imp ...

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Play, Incorporating Animistic and Magical Thinking Is Important Because It: Fosters the healthy, cre ...

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The aim of science is to discover and illuminate truth. And that, I take it, is the aim of literatur ...

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The lasting pleasures of contact with the natural world are not reserved for scientists but are avai ...

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