“There Was Someone Named Rachel” written on the 50th Anniversary of “Silent Spring”

Here  is my tribute to Rachel Carson, written in 2012 and sung at a practice session by Womansong of Asheville with Lytingale accompanist

“There Was Someone Named Rachel” on the 50th Anniversary of “Silent Spring” – Ten Years Ago…

RACHEL CARSON Helped Launch the Environmental Movement With ‘Silent Spring’: Taking Stock After 60 Years

September 26, 2022 marks the 60th anniversary of the publication of Silent Spring, Rachel Carson’s pivotal book that is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement. Carson documented the devastating environmental and human health impacts of widespread pesticide use, and challenged the efforts of the powerful chemical industry to minimize these risks. Sixty years since Silent Spring was published, Rachel Carson’s voice echoes in the work of contemporary environmental activists. Women’s Media Center 2022


ecology, ENVIRONMENT, history, sustainability, women in science, women leaders, WOMENS LIVES

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