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No witchcraft, no enemy action had silenced the rebirth of new life in this stricken world. The people had done it themselves.

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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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