Cover image for Environmentalist Rachel Carson
Environmentalist Rachel Carson
Title:
Environmentalist Rachel Carson
Author:
Hustad, Douglas
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography
Science
Juvenile Nonfiction
Description:
Do you enjoy spotting wild animals in the forest? As a little girl, Rachel Carson loved to explore the woods near her house. As an adult, she became an ecologist who helped change national policy and inspired people to protect the environment. While conducting research on wildlife, Carson noticed that the pesticides farmers used on crops were harming animals. Alarmed, she wrote Silent Spring, a book that led to the banning of several dangerous pesticides. How did Carson grow up to become one of the most influential environmentalists of the twentieth century? Discover how her interest in wildlife led to her remarkable career as a scientist and writer.
Publisher:
Lerner Publishing Group

Lerner Publications â„¢
Date:
2016/08/01
Digital Format:
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Language:
English