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Rachel Carson and DDT
A discussion of Rachel Carson's efforts against the use of the pesticide, DDT.
# 121169 | 750 words | 9 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Environmental Studies (Environmental Problems)

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This paper looks at the case against DDT, and how it was spearheaded by Rachel Carson with publication of her book, "Silent Spring". It looks at the different positions taken by affected parties and their responsibilities.

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"The case under study in "The Silence of the Birds": Rachel Carson and the Pesticides" concerns the pesticide DDT which was banned. DDT has been banned for all use and sale in the United States by the Federal Insecticide Fungicide and Rodenticide Act. A major driving force behind this ban was Rachel Carson, a naturalist and science writer who became aware of DDT and its potential forecological damage and issued warnings that it might not be the panacea for insect woes..."

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