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Environmental science; challenge for the seventies

National Science Board (U.S.)

Environmental science; challenge for the seventies

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by National Science Board (U.S.)

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Published by For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ecology -- United States,
  • Environmental engineering -- United States,
  • Environmental policy -- United States

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 50 p.
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15312210M
    LC Control Number79319213


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Lovelock theorizes that the earth is a self-regulating entity unconsciously maintaining optimal conditions for life. The Reviewer's List: The Ten Most Influential Environmental Books of the 20th Century. The Reviewer, an Internet book review site invited authors, journalists, scholars, and readers to nominate books to a "Top Ten" list of environmental books of the 20th Century.

The survey was done in the late s. Criteria included the influence that the book had on 1) environmentalists, 2) the masses, 3. Jump to navigation Jump to search. This page is a list of environmental books. In this context they are notable books that describe, as a major theme, the effects of human activity on the environment.

Rachel Carson (–) is regarded by many as the founder of the modern environmental movement. Born in rural Pennsylvania, she went on to study biology at Johns Hopkins University and Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory.

After working for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Carson published "The Sea Around Us" and other books. Her Author: Marc Lallanilla. In Decemberenvironmentalists achieved a major goal with the establishment of the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) through an executive order signed by then-president Richard Nixon. The creation of the EPA brought together several federal programs charged with protecting the environment into a single government : Mike Moffatt.

(EPA the Environmental Protection Agency). The EPA wasn’t going after businesses that were polluting until the late ’s when they created a Superfund. They weren’t cleaning up places that had been polluted in the 40s, 50s, and 60s. There was a lot of pollution.

There was a lot. That is why there was more pollution in the 70s. First up in my analysis of my children’s textbooks for The Textbook Challenge: my 7th-grade daughter’s Environmental Science text.

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Get this from a library. Environmental science: challenge for the 70's, report. [National Science Foundation (U.S.);]. The environmental movement continues to grow with many influential books being published.

Silent Spring, by Rachel Carson, would become especially influential as it exposes the harmful effects of the pesticide DDT.

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America enters the s groping for new directions but still bearing the burdens of the previous decade. Trouble at home and abroad in the Sixties shattered many of the certainties with which that decade began.

No period since the Depression Thirties has so undermined the country's self-confidence or been so hard on prophets and problem-solvers. Americans celebrated the first Earth Day inand Congress passed the National Environmental Policy Act that same year. The Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act followed two years later.

The oil crisis of the late s drew further attention to the issue of conservation. Celia Hunter (Jan. 13, – Dec. 1, ), a pilot and founder of Camp Denali in the s, is one of the early environmental advocates opposed to Teller and his madcap atomic projects. Fermi Nuclear Reactor stopped, then started — — June 12 — Responding to safety concerns from.

Decem The crew of Apollo 8 takes the first photograph of the Earth from space. The photograph, named “Earthrise,” will become the iconic image of the environmental movement. Janu The Santa Barbara oil well blowout spills overgallons of Author: American Experience. InArt Fry came up with the idea of using an adhesive to anchor his bookmark in his book.

Fry then developed the idea by taking advantage of 3M's officially sanctioned "permitted bootlegging" policy. From there on Post-it-notes have been used all around the world. The activism of the s continued into the '70s, particularly for women and other minorities.

As the war in Vietnam came to an end, new social causes came to the fore, especially environmentalism. The country celebrated the first “Earth Day” on Apand while the environmental movement was successful in raising awareness about.

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Compiling a list of classic children’s books from the s was unexpectedly challenging. Most of the books I had previously read from this decade were already quite popular so I had to do a fair bit of research to decide which s titles to.

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Gordon The modern day environmental movement in the United States began in the in s and s. This movement was originally focused on a few prominent environmental issues and disasters. Environmentalism evolved to become a multifaceted movement in the United States.

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Social movements fueled the aspirations of hippie scientists (groovy science) as well as those of environmental activists (survival science).Cited by: 1.The '70s Photos That Made Us Want to Save Earth The Holmes Road Incinerator burned all kinds of trash, including, photographer Marc St.

Gil claims, automobile batteries and plastic.Congress enacted these laws on the wave of widespread environmental activism of the late s and early s. Writings like Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring (), and Garrett Hardin’s essay “Tragedy of the Commons” served as calls to action to prevent and undo damage to the natural environment.

Incidents like the Santa Barbara oil spill and ongoing problems like the loss of.