Essays Tagged: "Rachel Carson"

Persuasive essay on the merits of DDT.

DDT was banned by the U.S as a result of the publication of Silent Spring, a best-seller written by Rachel Carson which outlined the possibility of DDT entering the food chain and eventually concentra ...

(2 pages) 152 0 2.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Silent Spring - A Book Review!

"Silent Spring" by Rachel Carson is a passionate and scientific look at the harsh reality of the effects of chemical pe ...

(5 pages) 106 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

This essay is about rachel carson and her book silent spring and her why she thinks that pesticides like DDT are ruining the earth and what we can do to help.

Rachel Carson was an intelligent woman, she knew it was not a good idea to spray chemicals over the ... of insects. These other ways will not harm the environment as a whole as the chemical spraying does.Rachel Carson was a very intelligent woman. She had always had a love for nature and for writing, ev ... sticides all over the land is causing to our environment should be enough to stop us from doing it. Rachel Carson believed this and tried to convince people that there were other things that could be ...

(6 pages) 116 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

David Suzuki and his use of media in environmental education

its resources to the max. Even during the early days of environmentalism, environmentalist such as Rachel Carson (author of Silent Spring, 1962) and John Clarke (mountaineer and environmentalist) pro ...

(6 pages) 56 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

The book I read is called "Silent Spring," written by Rachel Carson and published in 1962.The whole book was an alarmed appeal to everybody who used insec ... ayed DDT for spiders in her basement and died a month later because of lukemia.With "Silent Spring" Rachel Carson wanted to stop the use of insecticides because these chemicals not only kill the pests ... nment regulated the use of Aldrin and Dieldrin and stopped the use of DDT because they noticed that Rachel Carson was absolutely right with what she wrote in her book.I think this book is boring but a ...

(1 pages) 81 0 2.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Summary of Silent Spring

The book Silent Spring by Rachel Carson is a very informative book, as well as a plea for help for our evanescing environment. ... r surroundings in an attempt to make them insect-free.I think that people can definitely learn from Rachel Carson's Silent Spring. Even though it is a very dry book, there is an engraved message inclu ... ls. Partly in thanks to her, these chemicals were banned from use in insecticides. In the long run, Rachel Carson saved us from a certain destruction of our own earth and eventually, ourselves.

(1 pages) 57 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Connection Between Rachel Carson's "A Fable for Tomorrow", Thoreau's "Walden" and Emerson's "Nature"

our way of life, which is highly criticized by many thinkers. In her essay "A Fable for Tomorrow", Rachel Carson describes the effects of "man's attempt to control nature" on our planet and on our fu ... ly and unknowingly foreshadow the "fable for tomorrow". In her essay "A Fable for Tomorrow", Rachel Carson condemns society's pitiable attempt to tame the all mighty force of nature. She encour ...

(3 pages) 25 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Contribution of Rachel Carson.

early 1900's there was a woman biologist who devoted her entire life to saving nature. Her name was Rachel Carson and she changed the whole idea of what people thought was the right solution for getti ... that would kill the insects and end the war between farmers and insects that attacked their crops. Rachel Carson introduced her point of view from her scientific research to the public through her bo ...

(4 pages) 45 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

DDT: Should DDT be banned?

y areas and personnel against malaria, typhus, and other vector-borne diseases. Many would say that Rachel Carson sparked the controversial debate over DDT, about eight years after Silent Spring was p ...

(4 pages) 75 0 3.7 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

"Rachel Carson's Environmental Concern"

Rachel Carson was a remarkable person who cared about our natural habitat and the destruction of it, ... e. She wanted society as a whole to have a different way of thinking about the environment. Because Rachel had a love for nature and a career as a marine biologist, she felt we were being threatened b ... a family farm and living in Springdale, Pennsylvania also helped her develop a respect for it. When Rachel was little, her mother would sometimes keep her from going to school because she was overprot ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.7 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Responsibility Paper: The Silence of the Birds

were miraculous discoveries until the negative effects began to shine through. Therefore, in 1962, Rachel Carson wrote Silent Spring showing how these pesticides were killing birds and poisonous to l ... human beings.Perspectives and ConcernsThe Major players involved in "The Silence of the Birds," by Rachel Carson were many. The most major indeed was the United States. Rapidly growing chemical indus ...

(3 pages) 53 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Is the environment an international security issue?

In 1962 an American biologist Rachel Carson published a hugely influential novel called Silent Spring. The book highlighted the ha ... es in the Post-Cold War Era, (2nd Edition), New York: Harvester Wheatsheaf.· Carson, Rachel, (1962) Silent Spring, Harmondsworth: Penguin.· Deudney, Daniel, (1991) `The C ...

(10 pages) 110 0 4.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

How does the Rachel Carson use language to convey changes and contrasts in mood and meaning in Silent Spring? The ... to convey changes and contrasts in mood and meaning in Silent Spring? The mood in the extracts from Rachel Carson's Silent Spring changes continually from beginning to end. The first paragraph has an ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Silent Spring

ng extracts use language to convey changes and contrasts in mood and meaning?Within the extracts of Rachel Carson's first chapter of Silent Spring she uses a variety of language techniques to convey t ...

(2 pages) 12 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Humans In Their Environment

Robert Gray, Arthur Miller and Rachel Carson are writers that each explores the 20th century interaction and relationship between h ... e of shock and horror at the scenes depicted, sharing the revulsion of the persona.The extract from Rachel Carson's book 'Silent Spring', in the stimulus booklet, similarly to Gray, looks at the destr ... d silence created through the destruction of human development.In this piece written in the 1960's, Rachel Carson gives the world a wake-up call about the destruction of our natural world, it is a fab ...

(6 pages) 25 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

How does the author of the following extracts use language to convey changes and contrasts in mood and meaning?

Rachel Louise Carson born in 1907 was raised in Springdale, Pennsylvania a rural river town (Lear 19 ... A. (2002) The Arts Good Study Guide, 4th Edition Milton Keynes, The Open University.Lear, L. (1997) Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature, USA, Holt.

(2 pages) 544 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays

How does the author of the following extracts use language to convey changes and contrasts in mood and meaning? (A Fable for Tomorrow, first chapter of "Silent Spring" by Rachel Carson).

od and evil walked, walks and will always walk alongside each other.Bibliography:"Silent Spring" by Rachel Carson

(2 pages) 14 1 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Silent Spring" Exposing the truth and the hidden dangers of DDT

known as DDT, was considered a wonderful chemical for controlling insects. Silent Spring written by Rachel Carson in 1962 exposed the hidden dangers of indiscriminate spraying of DDT and other pestici ... stance to DDT. The World Health Organization shifted from spraying programs to using bed nets. (WHO)Rachel Carson was a marine biologist and nature writer who has been credited with starting the envir ...

(8 pages) 45 0 4.5 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Ethical standard in environmental issues

ealth for the shareholders of these companies, job for the company workers, income for the farmers. Rachel Carson, had argued in her book that whether the present profits of the industry and the curre ...

(6 pages) 98 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Book critique for Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

Kristie TseAP United States HistorySilent Spring by Rachel Carson: Book CritiqueSilent Spring, written by Rachel Carson, helped shape the course of envi ... als, as well as humans, in the environment throughout Silent Spring. Silent Spring is by far one of Rachel Carson's most controversial piece of work as it was assaulted by the chemical industries that ... efense that lie under brutal attacks from chemical industries which is certainly noteworthy.Carson, Rachel. Silent Spring. New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962. Print.

(7 pages) 0 0 0.0 Dec/2011

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues