1,288 total votes
Rachel Carson

Rachel Carson

Rachel Louise Carson was an American marine biologist and conservationist whose book Silent Spring and other writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement. Carson began her career as an aquatic biologist in the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries, and became a full-time nature writer in the 1950s. Her widely praised 1951 bestseller The Sea Around Us won her a U.S. National Book Award, recognition as a gifted writer, and financial security. Her next book, The Edge of the Sea, and the reissued version of her first book, Under the Sea Wind, were also bestsellers. This sea trilogy explores the whole of ocean life from the shores to the depths. Late in the 1950s, Carson turned ... more on Wikipedia

Rachel Carson is ranked on...

#53 of 218 The Best Female Authors of All Time 17.0k votes Some of the most powerful, influential women in history were authors, writers, and poets. What better way to make your point...
#83 of 435 People who voted for Rachel Carson... People on the West Coast are 2x more likely to vote for this The Most Important Leaders in U.S. History 154.8k votes List of the most important leaders in U.S. history. Love 'em or hate 'em, these leaders shaped American history from its fou...
Famous People Named Rachel 22.5k views List of famous people named Rachel, along with photos. How many celebrities named Rachel can you think of? The famous Rachel...
43 Amazing Women in STEM Fields 8.6k views Scientists are great, no matter what gender they are, but the female scientists on this list are notable for being awesome l...

Rachel Carson is also found on...

All Presidential Medal of Freedom Winners Famous People From Pennsylvania Famous Johns Hopkins University Alumni Famous People Who Died of Breast Cancer People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage List of Famous Marine Biologists List of Famous Conservationists List of Famous Essayists Famous Female Biologists List of Famous Biologists List of Famous Ecologists Famous Female Authors List of Famous Zoologists Famous Chatham University Alumni List of Famous Environmentalists Famous People Who Died in Maryland Famous Female Conservationists