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The control of nature is a phrase conceived in arrogance, born of the Neanderthal age of biology and the convenience of man.

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Rachel Louise Carson (May 27, 1907 April 14, 1964) was a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-born zoologist and biologist whose landmark book, Silent Spring, is often credited with having launched the global environmental movement. Silent Spring had an immense effect in the United States, where it spurred a reversal in national pesticide policy.

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