Strong Female Friday: Rachel Carson

Posted by Samantha Johnson Aug 8, 2013 , , , , , ,

Rachel Carson was born in Springdale, Pennsylvania in 1907. She was a scientist, writer, and ecologist. Carson paved the way for environmental justice.

In 1963, Carson testified before Congress, advocating for new policies to protect the environment, and thus protect our health. Carson was against synthetic chemical pesticides and the use…Read More