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Silent spring

Autore: Rachel Carson; Lois Darling; Louis Darling
Editore: Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Company, [1994] ©1994
Edizione/Formato:   Libro a stampa : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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Presents facts about the effects of pesticides on the environment, health and genetics.
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Tipo documento Libro
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Rachel Carson; Lois Darling; Louis Darling
{0} 0395683300 9780395683309 0395683297 9780395683293
Numero OCLC: 30924447
Note: Text copyright 1962. Introduction copyright 1994.
Descrizione: xxvi, 368 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contenuti: A fable for tomorrow --
The obligation to endure --
Elixirs of death --
Surface waters and underground seas --
Realms of the soil --
Earth's green mantle --
Needless havoc --
And no birds sing --
Rivers of death --
Indiscriminately from the skies --
Beyond the dreams of the Borgias --
The human price --
Through a narrow window --
One in every four --
Nature fights back --
The rumblings of an avalanche --
The other road.
Responsabilità: Rachel Carson ; with an introduction by vice president Al Gore ; [drawings by Lois and Louis Darling].
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Abstract:

Presents facts about the effects of pesticides on the environment, health and genetics.

"In 1962, when Silent Spring was first published, 'environment' was not even an entry in the vocabulary of public policy. In a few cities, especially Los Angeles, smog had become a cause of concern, albeit more because of its appearance than because of its threat to public health. Conservation--the precursor of environmentalism--had been mentioned during the 1960 Democratic and Republican conventions, but only in passing and almost entirely in the context of national parks and natural resources. And except for a few scattered entries in largely inaccessible scientific journals, there was virtually no public dialogue about the growing, invisible dangers of DDT and other pesticides and chemicals. Silent Spring came as a cry in the wilderness, a deeply felt, thoroughly researched, and brilliantly written argument that changed the course of history. Without this book, the environmental movement might have been long delayed or never have developed at all."--Introduction, p. xv.

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