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50 Years of Earth Day History: How Silent Spring Changed the World

Rachel Carson’s New York Times best seller launched a global movement.

Rachel Carson, the author of silent spring, the book that made earth day history
rachel carson does marine biology research
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  • Rachel Carson and Bob Hines conduct marine biology research in the Atlantic, 1952. Source

    Photo Credit: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
book of the month club edition of rachel carson's silent spring
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  • Book-of-the-Month Club edition of Silent Spring. Source

    Photo Credit: Wikipedia
earth day history, richard nixon and his wife pat plant a tree on the white house lawn
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  • President Richard Nixon and First Lady Pat Nixon mark the first Earth Day by planting a tree on the White House lawn. Source

    Photo Credit: White House Photo Office