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Unformatted text preview: ‐Keats
 Clicker
question
 Which
insecticide
was
banned
because
of
Silent
 spring?
 •  A,
Trichloro‐Diphenyl‐Trichloroethane
 •  B,
organophosphates
 •  C,
Dichloro‐Diphenyl‐Trichloroethane
 •  D,
carbamates
 •  E,
neonicotionids
 Clicker
question
 Which
insecticide
was
banned
because
of
Silent
 spring?
 •  A,
Trichloro‐Diphenyl‐Trichloroethane
 •  B,
organophosphates
 • *
   C,
Dichloro‐Diphenyl‐Trichloroethane
 •  D,
carbamates
 •  E,
neonicotionids
 Silent
spring
 (tree‐huggers)
 "It
is
generally
acknowledged
that
banning
 DDT,
which
thinned
bird's
eggshells,
 brought
back
the
bald
eagle,
the
peregrine
 falcon,
and
the
brown
pelican."

 “..
he
book
inspired
led
to
the
creation
of
the
Environmental
Protection
Agency
(EPA)”
 “…helped
promote
a
new
environmental
ethic
to
 lawmakers
and
the
public
and
her
efforts
led
to
a
 ban
of
DDT
use
in
the
United
States
and
more
 stringent
controls
on
the
use
of
insecticides…”
 “…Carson’s
writing
initiated
a
transformation
in
 the
relationship
between
humans
and
the
natural
 word
and
stirred
an
awakening
of
public
 environmental
consciousness…”
 Silent
spring
...
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2009 for the course BIO G 1102 taught by Professor Walcott during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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