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Greening of the Great Lakes: MSU MUSEUM HONORS SCIENTISTS WHO CHANGED THE WAY WE VIEW THE ENVIRONMENT

Half a century ago, a monumental book was published that created a holistic and balanced view of the environment. The book, Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, was directly influenced by the work of a Michigan State professor and his students, so the MSU Museum chose to honor their work with an exhibit. 


Published in 1962, Silent Spring exposed the dangers of over-using chemicals in the environment. “In all truth, there were two periods of environmental awareness: the period before Silent Spring and the period after silent spring,” says MSU Museum director Gary Morgan. “They are two completely different worlds.”

Read more in this "Greening of the Great Lakes" blog on mlive.com