Rachel Carson’s landmark book Silent Spring turns 50 this fall (read an except here of the chapter “The Obligation to Endure”).
The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society just launch its blog, Seeing the Forest: http://seeingtheforest.org/ to demonstrate the relevancy and importance of humanistic and historical perspectives in discussions about today’s environmental challenges.
By providing context to reveal the bigger picture, or “the forest,” the blog shows the
long and complex relationship between humans and nature, and serves as a resource and forum for those invested in and curious about the environmental humanities.
The blog welcomes contributions from scholars, students and professionals in the environmental humanities field.
- NYT: How Silent Spring Ignited the Environmental Movement (bespacific.com)
- Book Forum: “Silent Spring at 50: The False Crises of Rachel Carson” | September 20 @ 12:00 pm (cato.org)
- An Environmental Scientist’s First Read of Silent Spring (nature.org)
- 50 Years After Silent Spring [Casaubon’s Book] (scienceblogs.com)