Rachel Carson's research while affiliated with Boston Power and other places

Publication (1)

"An important, controversial account ... of the way in which man's use of poisons to control insect pests and unwanted vegetation is changing the balance of nature." Booklist.


... The first literature references addressing sustainability concept can be traced as early as in 1713 regarding the sustainability of forests in terms of logging regrown timber alone to retain soil fertility. The environmental issue was first mentioned in the chemical book Silent Spring authored by Carson (Carson, 1962cited in: Lees, 2012. Nowadays Sustainable Development defined as "meeting the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs" (World Commission on Environment and Development, 1987, p. 49) is based on the triple bottom line (TBL) framework authored by Elkington (1997). ...