Why Silent Spring Is Still An Important Read


Marc-Antoni is fascinated by the world. There is so much to learn and apply towards adopting sustainable practices. With a background in history and business management, Marc-Antoni loves leveraging the past to help solve for the future. Originally from Montreal, Canada he now lives in Tokyo, Japan. You're more than welcome to reach out!

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  1. March 7, 2019

    […] Written by Rachel Carson over 50 years ago, it is a landmark book in the environmental movement. Despite the decades since its initial publication it is no less timely and potent. Carson brought serious attention to the widespread use of chemicals in the agriculture industry, and the subsequent danger to all life on earth. By investigating the specific poisons in use through herbicides, insecticides, and pesticides, she generated the vigorous (and ongoing) debate that helped launch the US environmental movement of the 1960s. Silent Spring is a critical book for understanding the continuity of this struggle and recognizing the impact that our choices have on the complex natural systems that support life. For more on this, click here. […]

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