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Rachel Carson was an intelligent woman she knew it was not a good idea to spray chemicals over the earth she knew there were better ways of killing the weeds insects rodents and other organisms that are a problem She spent most of her life researching and writing about these things The problem with spraying insecticides and pesticides to kill one thing is that it will hurt many more things in the process including defenseless plants and animals It doesnt really work when you try and control nature There are many other ways and alternatives that can be used other then chemical control of insects These other ways will not harm the environment as a whole as the chemical spraying does Rachel Carson was a very intelligent woman She had always had a love for nature and for writing ever since she was young and it showed in the work she did She had an English major when she went to college The Sea Around Us and The Edge of the Sea are some of the major works that made her one of p xvi Silent Spring the leading science writer in the United States Her major switched to Biology before she graduated she tried to find something that would fulfill what she really liked writing and nature She became one of two women that worked for the Bureau of Fisheries which later became the US Fish and Wildlife Service where she was a junior aquatic biologist She became editor and chief of the publications of the US Fish and Wildlife Service In about 1945 she made Readers Digest aware of the shocking evidence of DDT use and how harmful it was they however were not interested In 1957 she knew that the chemicals being sprayed were potentially harmful to the long-term health of the whole biota She made it her work
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