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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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Rachel Carson, DDT and the Fight Against Malaria

The advent of the Trump administration brings a designated head of the Environmental Protection Agency whose commitment to the E and P of E.P.A. is widely suspect.

Do We Still Need “A Sense of Wonder”?

A sense of wonder is perhaps the most important quality for feeling for & protecting other creatures & one’s empathy for other people & protecting the planet. Award-winning authors reflect at the RCC’s 75th anniversary jubilee on Capitol Hill.

What’s Killing the World’s Shorebirds?

Researchers brave polar bears, mosquitoes and gull attacks in the Canadian Arctic to investigate an alarming die-off.