“If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in.
Rachel Carson is the founder of the modern environmental movement. She courageously spoke out against the chemical industry and their use of pesticides. Her book, Silent Spring, reminded us we are all part of a vulnerable world and we all have a responsib
Emily Dickinson 1830 - 1886 One of America’s greatest poets Emily Dickinson lived most of her life in seclusion. Her poems were published posthumously and received widespread literary praise for their bold and unconventional style. Her poetic style left a
Rachel Carson was considered a biologist but her seminal book Silent Spring was fundamental to the science of environmental chemistry. In it she sounded an early warning of the effects chemical processes and products would have on our ecosystem.
DIAN FOSSEY (American zoologist, extensively studied groups of gorillas for 18 years, in the mountain forests of Rwanda, murdered in discovered in the bedroom of her cabin in Virunga Mountains, Rwanda)