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Silent Spring's For The Birds: Rachel Carson's Biographer

It's been 50 years since Rachel Carson wrote the seminal book Silent Spring which warned of the overuse and misuse of chemicals.

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Author and Conservation Biologist Explores Endangered Species Act in New Book

If you think you know about the Endangered Species Act, you might want to think again.

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Silent Spring's 50th Celebrated in Symphonic Work

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of western Pennsylvania native Rachel Carson's seminal book Silent Spring.

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The Allegheny Front for the Week of March 23, 2011

This week on The Allegheny Front: Spring is in the air. The Signs of Spring Abound, Unless You're South of the Border.

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The Allegheny Front for the Week of September 21, 2005

This week on The Allegheny Front: whatís safe to eat from local fishing waters; play about Rachel Carson fighting pesticide giants; news

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The Allegheny Front for the Week of April 27, 2005

This week on The Allegheny Front: a special archive edition of the live broadcast from the Silver Eye Gallery on April 23, 2003 looking a

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Children's Puppet Show Brings Rachel Carson to Life

Plankton, fish, and birds are taking center stage at the Carnegie libraries this summer.

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The Life of Rachel Carson

Rachel Carson may be the person most responsible for galvanizing the modern environmental movement. She was not an activist.

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Rachel Carson's Biographer Linda Lear

Linda Lear is the author of Rachel Carson, Witness for Nature, a definitive portrait of the woman who redefined the way humans look at th

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A Special Conversation with E.O. Wilson

E.O. Wilson has been hailed by Time Magazine as "one of the world's great naturalists." Dr.

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