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[Ambassador report] [Monthly report] Silent Spring review

by Yerdaulet Rakhmatulla | 15-08-2019 17:44 Comments 7 Comments recommendations 0 recommendations



It's better late than never to post the book review. I eventually finished this the real page-turner novel by reading it from cover to cover. 

Rachel Carson for the first time published all chapters as articles on New York Times columns and after that they had combined as a whole book about ecology. The surprising moment is that book had been written in 1960s, even though its topicality is raising in geometrical progression in the current decades.

I discovered the nazardous impact of the pesticides, insecticides in particular, on the agriculture sector and damage on the living organisms as birds. This is a model case of literature influence on the development of society and its fundamental procedures. Amendments on the pesticides and DDT use were made and US Enviromental Protection Agency (USEPA) was established. Later her apprentice Patricia Hynes published a following book called "The Recurring Silent Spring". "Silent Spring altered the balance of power in the world. No one since would be able to sell pollution as the necessary underside of progress so easily or uncritically" - replied she when the Spring Silent made a resonance widely.

Silent Spring pays attention severely not only on this field, moreover, describes the various detrimental actions humankind does on the overall ecosystem. This came to the establishment of the 'deep ecology' ideas and the number of ecofeminism supporters and feminists in science increased significantly.

In conclusion, I highly recommend this bestseller to everybody interest in the environmental agenda.

7 Comments

Louis Mentor

  • Louis Mentor says :
    Hello Yerdaulet,

    Thank you for your book review, and I saw there are also few ambassadors who read about the Silent Spring. We should always be cautious of use of pesticides for the sake of our environment, and I hope there are many takeaways after reading this book.

    Louis Mentor
    Posted 20-08-2019 00:40

Wonhee Mentor

  • Wonhee Mentor says :
    Hello Yerdaulet

    Thank you for the recommendation. When I first read the silent spring, it was a real shock.
    Along with negative impacts of pesticides on the environment, this book tells us about how human actions can bring disastrous consequences.

    Wonhee Mentor

    Posted 19-08-2019 21:58

Yerdaulet Rakhmatulla

Janam Shrestha

  • Janam Shrestha says :
    Thanktou so much . I really need to hear this review. I will surely give it a read !!

    Posted 16-08-2019 01:38

Rosa Domingos

  • Rosa Domingos says :
    Hey Yerdaulet! Hey !

    I hope you are well today my fellow ambassador!

    You're right, it's never too late to post a book review hehe )
    This book sounds insightful. And really does speak to the environment as a whole.

    Thank you so much for the effort that you have put in writing this report I enjoyed reading this so much and I hope to read more of your work in the coming future!

    Stay blessed and,
    With gratitude,
    Ms Domingos
    Posted 15-08-2019 23:04

Kushal Naharki

  • Kushal Naharki says :
    Hello Yerdaulet

    I do hope that you are fine and doing great with your works.
    Thank you for your report about book review of the silent review. I too have read the review in the resource section of the Tunza EcoGeneration platform before

    Green Cheers from Nepal :)
    Keep writing great reports.
    We are eager to read more reports from you.

    Regards,
    Kushal Naharki

    Posted 15-08-2019 21:33

Idrisa Lema

  • Idrisa Lema says :
    A very good recommendation...pesticides ain't so good
    Posted 15-08-2019 18:50

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