Writing wrongs – Rachel Carson, Silent Spring

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Presenter: Various

Published: October 2014

Age: 14-19 and upwards

Views: 625 views

Tags: ecology

Type: Discussions

Source/institution: Royal Society


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What role do literature, science and policy play in protecting the planet? Fifty years since the death of conservationist Rachel Carson, we look at her masterpiece Silent Spring, and ask: “What have we learnt? Listen to our panel of experts: author John Burnside FRSL, scientist Professor John Pickett CBE FRS and policy maker Kerry ten Kate as they dissect this important question and place it in the context of the environmental challenges we face today.

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