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Rachel Carson

AmericanExperiencePBS Published on Dec 8, 2016 Featuring the voice of Mary-Louise Parker as the influential writer and scientist, Rachel Carson is an intimate portrait of the woman whose groundbreaking books revolutionized our relationship to the natural world. When Silent Spring … Continue reading

What Did Rachel Carson Discover? Silent Spring, Quotes, Biography, Accomplishments (2001)

The Film Archives Published on Aug 1, 2015 Rachel Louise Carson (May 27, 1907 – April 14, 1964) was an American marine biologist and conservationist whose book Silent Spring and other writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement. … Continue reading

Rachel Carson’s Legacy: The Silent Spring Series – Exploring Ethics

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Microplastics Have Invaded The Deep Ocean — And The Food Chain : The Sal t : NPR

https://ondemand.npr.org/anon.npr-mp3/npr/atc/2019/06/20190606_atc_microplastics_have_invaded_the_deep_ocean_and_the_food_chain.mp3 The largest habitat for life on Earth is the deep ocean. It’s home to everything from jellyfish to giant bluefin tuna. But the deep ocean is being invaded by tiny pieces of plastic — plastic that people thought was … Continue reading

Bill McKibben | How the Iconic 1968 Earthrise Photo Changed Our Relationship to the Planet

By Bill McKibben, Reader Supported News 8 December 18 Nineteen sixty-eight was a crazy year, its events moving at a horrific pace. The Tet Offensive. The My Lai Massacre. Bobby Kennedy announcing the news that the Rev. Martin Luther King … Continue reading

Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science: Carey Gillam

It’s the herbicide on our dinner plates, a chemical so pervasive it’s in the air we breathe, our water, our soil, and even found increasingly in our own bodies. Known as Monsanto’s Roundup by consumers, and as glyphosate by scientists, … Continue reading

To Respect the Earth’s Limits — or Push Them? – Bill McKibben – The New York Times

By Bill McKibben   Jan. 31, 2018 THE WIZARD AND THE PROPHET Two Remarkable Scientists and Their Dueling Visions to Shape Tomorrow’s World By Charles C. Mann 640 pp. Alfred A. Knopf. $28.95. In “The Wizard and the Prophet” Charles C. … Continue reading

Why I changed my mind about nuclear power | Michael Shellenberger | TEDxBerlin

TEDx Talks Published on Nov 17, 2017 For more information on Michael Shellenberger, please visit http://www.tedxberlin.de. Michael Shellenberger is co-founder and Senior Fellow at the Breakthrough Institute, where he was president from 2003 to 2015, and a co-author of the … Continue reading

Barry Commoner: Radical father of modern environmentalism

Posted on May 31, 2017 “The environmental crisis arises from a fundamental fault: our systems of production—in industry, agriculture, energy and transportation—essential as they are, make people sick and die.” Peter Dreier is professor of politics and chair of the … Continue reading

Gina McCarthy – Climate change as an opportunity for innovation | News | Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/322140443/stream?client_id=2t9loNQH90kzJcsFCODdigxfp325aq4z GINA MCCARTHY: Yeah. It’s great to take people back, because it brings me back to when I was pretty young. And basically, it was all about recognizing that we were polluting our environment in a very visible and meaningful … Continue reading