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Rachel Carson 75th Anniversary Jubilee

We celebrated the 75th anniversary of Rachel Carson’s arrival on the American environmental & literary scene with her first book, “Under the Sea-Wind” at RCC’s all-day, one-of-a-kind event on Capitol Hill.


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Rachel Carson’s Rising Seas

By Rachel Earnhardt

Scientists, like those at Connecticut Sea Grant, are measuring and monitoring the impacts of encroaching sea water on ecosystems.