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Rachel Carson: Secret Birder

10,000 Birds

Maybe it was because we read Rachel Carson’s words out loud that her warnings about the silence of birds stayed with me.

Audubon’s 2012 Women in Conservation: The Rachel Carson Award Goes To…

Eco Chic

The 2012 Rachel Carson Award recipients, L to R: The Rev. Hunter Lovins Natural Capitalism NYC NYC DOT rachel carson Rev.

Audubon Women in Conservation – 8th Annual Rachel Carson Awards

The Green Samaritan

On Monday, May 23rd, the Audubon Women in Conservation will hold its 8th Annual Rachel Carson Awards luncheon.

12th Annual Women in Conservation Rachel Carson Awards

The Green Samaritan

On May 20th, See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

A Passion for Nature: 7 Must-Read Books on Climate Change.

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green books climate change environment nature Rachel Carson reading

10 Top National Wildlife Refuges To Explore

Nature Conservancy - Science

Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge , Maine. This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of Rachel Carson’s passing. state.

China’s ‘Silent Spring’ has many more political hurdles to jump

Green Blog

For all their similarities, there are still many hurdles facing the documentary that Carson’s book did not experience. wake-up call?

Notes from Silver Creek: Natural Born Scientists

Nature Conservancy - Science

A young scientist captures insects at Silver Creek Preserve. Credit: Sara Sheehy/TNC. By Dayna Gross, Silver Creek preserve manager.

National Audubon Society 11th Annual Women In Conservation Luncheon

The Green Samaritan

On Tuesday at the Plaza Hotel in New York, The National Audubon Society celebrated its 11th annual Women in Conservation Luncheon by presenting the 2014 Rachel Carson Award to yet another three. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

Podcast with Ecologist and Author Sandra Steingraber

Green Living Ideas

The good folks at Earth Justice have just produced this great podcast with ecologist and author Sandra Steingraber, considered by many to be this generation’s Rachel Carson. This is of important concern for all of us, but especially those who are trying to raise healthy families in an increasingly toxic environment.

Breast milk reveals how many banned pesticides plague Tunisians

Green Prophet

Organochlorines widely used as insecticides in Tunisia. Related: See how our phosphorus addiction is killing this mining town.

Why Conservation Should Embrace a Diversity of People & Values

Nature Conservancy - Science

Photo © Bridget Besaw/TNC. By Heather Tallis, lead scientist, The Nature Conservancy. Or is that selling out on nature? It turns out I am not alone.

Is Natural History Still Relevant for Conservation Science?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Is field observation still relevant to conservation science? Photo: © Matt Moorhead/TNC. By Matt Miller, senior science writer. Wilson. program.

Q&A with Elizabeth Kolbert: Dialogues on the Environment

Conservancy Talk

Though it’s rarely read anymore (and some of the information is a bit dated), I also recommend Rachel Carson’s The Sea Around Us.

Pupfish: Conserving a Mojave Desert Survivor

Nature Conservancy - Science

Rachel Carson once wrote “Conservation is a cause that has no end. Ash Meadows Amargosa pupfish. Photo: Scott Hein. They’re tough.

Write for Sustainability and Win $10,000 in Creative Writing Contest

Green Prophet

Unleash your inner Thoreau, show the human side of sustainability and and win $10,000 for a creative nonfiction essay. It inspires.

5 Great Ever “Green” Book Ideas and Gifts for Christmas

Green Prophet

Ironically Carson died quite young in her 50s from breast cancer. Some are available in hard copy, others as very green e-books. 1.

Can Environmental SF Help Save Our Planet?

The Alien Next Door

Now think of how a single book—Silent Spring by Rachel Carson—helped spawn the American environmental movement of the 1960s.

5 Green Books to Buy for Christmas (Or Hannukah)

Green Prophet

Ironically Carson died quite young in her 50s from breast cancer. There are more Christians in Egypt than Jews in Israel. Ho, ho, ho.

How Medicines Are Contaminating The Earth

Green Prophet

Carson explained that chemicals have complex implications on our environment and can act in ways we never predicted.

Contemplating California Condors

10,000 Birds

And, as Carson, herself, might’ve said, it’s with a sense of wonder that I’m able to witness it. My first view of them was at a distance.

The Origin of Earth Day and Greening the Arab Spring

Green Prophet

Then Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring hit the NY Times bestseller list in 1962 and woke them up. Americans were asleep. MENA is Awake!

Insecticides put world food supplies at risk, say scientists

Green (Living) Review

The new assessment analysed the risks associated with neonicotinoids, a class of insecticides on which farmers spend $2.6bn (£1.53bn) a year.

Danger of Bone Cancer From Fluoride in Toothpaste, Drinking Water

Green (Living) Review

CHICAGO, IL, Jan 2011: As reported in the January 13, 2011 New York Times, Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) warned the U.S. Epstein, M.D. " Samuel S.

10 Celebrities Fighting To Save The Rainforests

Eccorazzi

This past June, Weaver was awarded the prestigious Rachel Carson Award at the 2011 National Audubon Society Women in Conservation Luncheon.

The Fossil Fuel Burden

Celsias

Kari: You've been called the new Rachel Carson and a poet with a knife. Kari Birdseye: Sandra Steingraber, welcome to Down to Earth.

Bette Midler is “mad” about birds

10,000 Birds

Bette Midler herself is a recipient of Audubon’s 2008 Rachel Carson Award for her work with the New York Restoration Project.

World Health Organization Claims No Health Risk for DDT

Eco Friendly Daily

Source: WHO backs DDT for malaria control. BBC News, September 15, 2006. link]. Climate Change Environment Science & Technology

Breaking Up with the Sierra Club | PR Watch

PR Watch

You gave a glowing review of my first book, Living Downstream -- a review that appeared in the pages of Sierra magazine and hailed me as "the new Rachel Carson." So, Sierra Club, call some other writer your new Rachel Carson. And, yes, they are fracking in Rachel Carsons beloved Allegheny County, too. reply.

Audubon Woman In Conservation: Four Honorees to Inspire Us All

The Green Samaritan

Off to New York for the Audubon Women in Conservation Rachel Carson Awards event which was inspiring and an honor to attend.  Foundation.

Washashore by Suzanne Goldsmith

10,000 Birds

She’s just discovering the work of Rachel Carson and finds a sympathetic ear in a young teacher who is dating the island’s resident bird rescuer. The early teen years are prime time for kids to adopt environmentalism as a cause. Washashore , by Suzanne Goldsmith, is likely to appeal to that young and earnest group.

Calling All Birders: Come To Hog Island!

10,000 Birds

Rachel Carson was a frequent guest in the 1950s. On our way home, the three of us were planning to stop for a cruise near Hog Island , the famous Audubon camp. En route, the teenagers were chatting away when suddenly I screamed “Eagles!”, Soon the girls emerged. Bald Eagles ,” I said encouragingly/defensively/lamely. said Bau-Hien.

Non-Toxic Pest Control, Beating Out the Bedbugs

Green Home Blog

In the summer of 2011, New York homes, hotels and hospital wings suffered an infestation of bedbugs. Nor is the invasion aimed at New York City alone.

Non-Toxic Pest Control, Beating Out the Bedbugs

Green Home Blog

In the summer of 2011, New York homes, hotels and hospital wings suffered an infestation of bedbugs. Nor is the invasion aimed at New York City alone.

2010 TGS Year in Review

The Green Samaritan

May : Off to New York for the Audubon Women in Conservation Rachel Carson Awards event which was inspiring and an honor to attend. 

Multiple carcinogens in Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Shampoo

Green (Living) Review

is professor emeritus of Environmental and Occupational Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health; Chairman of the Cancer Prevention Coalition; and former President of the Rachel Carson Trust. However, this agreement is limited and restricted to the U.S. market. Epstein, M.D., Samuel S. Epstein, M.D.

Comebackers

10,000 Birds

DDT led to Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, which could (indirectly) be why a lot of us are birders in the first place. If you ask this Great Ornithologist, extinction is an extremely depressing issue. For mankind to snatch away a species’ very existence is wrong on so many levels that I can’t begin to explain them.

Celebrating Womanhood: I am Woman I am Paradox

The Alien Next Door

You can recognize her if you look carefully. She has no motive in doing this except to be the best she can be. She may intimidate lesser men. Boadicea.

Unrecognized Risks of Perricone MD Skin Care Products

Green (Living) Review

is professor emeritus of Environmental and Occupational Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health; Chairman of the Cancer Prevention Coalition; and a former President of the Rachel Carson Trust. Epstein. They also include allergens, and toxic hormonal ingredients. Nothing could be further from the truth.

A Dangerous Spin on the Cancer Risks of a Sugar-Free Sweetener

Green (Living) Review

is professor emeritus of Environmental and Occupational Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health; Chairman of the Cancer Prevention Coalition; and a former President of the Rachel Carson Trust. Cancer Prevention Coalition Chairman Dr. Samuel S. Congress, aspartame is both toxic and carcinogenic.