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Rachel Carson was for many years a marine biologist and then editor-in-chief of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service's publications. She was also the author of Silent Spring, Under the Sea-Wind, and At the Edge of the Sea. She died in 1964. Sylvia Earle is a marine biologist, oceanographer, and National Geographic Society Explorer in Residence. Her books include Blue Hope: Exploring and Caring for Earth's Magnificent Ocean and Ocean An Illustrated Atlas.
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Rachel Carson was a marine biologist and vocal conservationist. Her book, Silent Spring, is often credited with being the spark for the modern environmental movements. Carson's work led directly to changes in pesticide and other environmental policies in the United States and helped lead to the creation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
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