Why Silent Spring Is Still An Important Read


Originally from Montreal, I'm a motivated Canadian deeply committed towards implementing and communicating sustainability. Although things look dire, there's still time to act! To that effect, I'm more than happy to collaborate in order to help advance the sustainability transformation. Now living in Tokyo, I'm ready and willing to reach across countries and time zones to help realize positive change.

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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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