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    We promote Carson's ecological ethic that combines scientific concern for the environment and human health with a sense of wonder and reverence for all forms of life in order to build a sustainable, just, and peaceful future.
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    The RCC, founded in 1965, is the national environmental organization envisioned by Rachel Carson to carry on her work after her death.
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    "There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature — the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter." -Rachel Carson

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Delaware Bay is a case study in how climate change is impacting estuaries around the world.

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In a letter, 200 experts called on the next director-general of the World Health Organization to confront the role factory farming plays in climate change.

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I just saw an incredible chart that showed CO2 in the atmosphere going down and global warming starting to slow and reverse! This is not Donald Trump denial, or some nut proposing we destroy asteroids to save the Earth.

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The U.S. Endangered Species Act has saved more than 200 species from extinction—but business and political interests want to scuttle it.