Silent Spring marks 50 years

Published On September 25, 2012 | By HN Staff | News

Rachel Carson (1907 – 1964), author of Silent Spring. COURTESY WIKIMEDIA COMMONS, U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE.

Groundbreaking environmental book still relevant 50 years later

Elton Hobson and Lisa Gillan

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the release of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring; the book which is credited with kicking off the modern environmental movement.

A special presentation was hosted at the University of Toronto’s Trinity College on Monday night  to reflect on Carson’s work and how it relates to today’s world.

 

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