Latest Rachel Carson Stories

2014-05-20 08:24:38

NEW YORK, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Open Road Integrated Media and Earth Day Network are pleased to announce a partnership in celebration of Rachel Carson's birthday, to honor her legacy of environmental conservation, and to mark fifty years since her death in 1964. For every Open Road Media Rachel Carson ebook sold between May 20 and May 27, Open Road will donate one dollar to the Earth Day Network. Qualifying purchases can be made at Amazon.com, Barnesandnoble.com, the Kobo...

2014-03-04 08:30:08

Grassroots Americans clamoring for Dr. Carson more than double funds raised by draft Hillary effort in its first six-month period MERRIFIELD, Va., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Draft Ben Carson for President Committee, a political action committee formed to draft Dr. Ben Carson into the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, raised $2,837,401 in its first six months of activity, the committee announced today. "Dr. Carson has said he will consider running...

2013-02-18 14:17:09

It has been more than 50 years since Rachel Carson published her groundbreaking book Silent Spring. Regarded as a hero by some and a villain by others, Carson helped revolutionize the way the public views environmental science. One area of Carson's career that is often overlooked is her time as a government employee. This is where she got her true start in journalism and it is the area G. Pascal Zachary, professor of practice with the Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes at Arizona...

New Findings On A Resource Becoming More Precious Than Gold
2012-11-15 18:35:59

National Science Foundation Visualize a dusty place where stream beds are sand and lakes are flats of dried mud. Are we on Mars? In fact, we're on arid parts of Earth, a planet where water covers some 70 percent of the surface. How long will water be readily available to nourish life here? Scientists funded by the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems (CNH) program are finding new answers. NSF-supported CNH researchers will address water...

Osprey Chicks Hatching Live On The Internet
2012-06-07 13:16:47

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com Osprey chicks are pushing through their shells and into the world right now on a live camera broadcasting on the Internet. The first of three Osprey chicks have already hatched, while the second is due to hatch at any moment, according to explore.org and the National Audubon Society. The high-definition camera has been fixated on the nest since the eggs were originally laid back on April 29th. The nest is located atop a 30-foot tower at the Hog Island...

Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.