Nature Fights Back

Cockroach Invasion

We learn of our failure to eradicate insect pests through the use of broad-spectrum chemicals; how, in fact, these same chemicals have often worsened the problem or created new ones. We are then introduced to non-violent biological controls, now known as integrated pest management (IPM), and we learn of economic entomologists who continue to develop and market weapons of chemical warfare against our greatest enemy: bugs.

Read “Nature Fights Back” in Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

Categories: This Land -- Abbey, Carson, and Leopold

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