Did you know…
…that "poisons washed into waterways and moved along the food chain, threatening delicate ecosystems for birds, fish and, ultimately, humans. Even America’s national symbol, the bald eagle, suffered. DDT poisoned eagles that fed on tainted fish, leading to eggs with thin shells that routinely broke during incubation. The E.P.A., created in 1970 under an earlier Republican president, Richard M. Nixon, took heed of the warnings."
Malaria and The Silent Spring
By RETRO REPORT
The author Rachel Carson’s strike against the pesticide DDT turned her into both an environmental hero and a foil for those who believe regulation has gone too far. That fight is more relevant than ever. By RETRO REPORT on Publish Date January 22, 2017. Photo by Retro Report.
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Bill Gates: Mosquitos, malaria and education TED
"Bill Gates hopes to solve some of the world's biggest problems using a new kind of philanthropy. In a passionate and, yes, funny 18 minutes, he asks us to consider two big questions and how we might answer them. (And see the Q&A on the TED Blog.)”