Happy birthday Rachel Louise Carson, Marine Biologist and Conservationist

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Happy Birthday Rachel Louise Carson, Marine Biologist and Conservationist

She explored coral reefs and tide pools. She cared for a young child. Concerned about the declining bird populations, she eventually took on the chemical industry and published Silent Spring, the book that helped launch a new environmental awareness.

Despite Rachel’s numerous family demands and her fight with breast cancer, she resolved to finish Silent Spring, no matter what.

(Source: archimedesnotebook)

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