Publisher description for Silent spring / Rachel Carson ; with an introduction by Al Gore ; [drawings by Lois and Louis Darling].

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Counter A new edition of one of the most influential books of the last fifty years. After its publication in 1962, Carson's concern for the future of the planet spread throughout the world. Her book helped to launch the environmental movement.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Pesticides Environmental aspects, Pesticides Toxicology, Pesticides and wildlife, Insect pests Biological control