Why was the marine biologist Rachel Carson's ideas about pesticides initially opposed?

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  1. Biography

    Why was the marine biologist Rachel Carson's ideas about pesticides initially opposed?
  2. history

    Rachel Carson's Silent Spring focused national attention on the a. harmful effect of chemical pesticides b. health hazards caused by air pollution c. proper disposal of toxic wastes d. problems of nuclear power plants A please check this
  3. Marine Biology

    Any ideas where I can read online articles about marine species and the different types of habitats along coastal beaches?
  4. Physics w/c

    After having collected samples along the shore all day long, a marine biologist walks back to her campsite, 2.37 km away. Her dog runs ahead, at twice the speed, reaches the campground and turns around until it meets her again. Then, the dog proceeds to run back to the ...
  5. Physics

    After having collected samples along the shore all day long, a marine biologist walks back to her campsite, 2.12 km away. Her dog runs ahead, at twice the speed, reaches the campground and turns around until it meets her again. Then, the dog proceeds to run back to the ...
  6. Physics

    After having collected samples along the shore all day long, a marine biologist walks back to her campsite, 3.02 km away. Her dog runs ahead, at twice the speed, reaches the campground and turns around until it meets her again. Then, the dog proceeds to run back to the ...
  7. Physics

    After having collected samples along the shore all day long, a marine biologist walks back to her campsite, 2.35 km away. Her dog runs ahead, at twice the speed, reaches the campground and turns around until it meets her again. Then, the dog proceeds to run back to the ...
  8. physics

    Dolphins emit clicks of sound for communication and echolocation. A marine biologist is monitoring a dolphin swimming in seawater where the speed of sound is 1522 m/s. When the dolphin is swimming directly away at 7.9 m/s, the marine biologist measures the number of clicks ...
  9. physics

    Dolphins emit clicks of sound for communication and echolocation. A marine biologist is monitoring a dolphin swimming in seawater where the speed of sound is 1523 m/s. When the dolphin is swimming directly away at 5.5 m/s, the marine biologist measures the number of clicks ...
  10. English

    Based on reading the excerpt from Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, what can you conclude was the author’s purpose? A. to entertain B. to inform C. to persuade D. to analyze B?
  11. SS

    how did rachel carson affect the environment? A: she wrote a book that caused congress to ban a pesticide. B: she developed the technology that allow us to recycle. C: she started the celebration of earth day. D: she was the first director of the environmental protection agency
  12. English

    1.Authorities expect no water shortage this _____ nevertheless, extra wells are being dug. a. summer, b. summer; (B) 2.Among those attending the meeting were Don Wheatly, a retired _____ Louise DiFrenza, the town librarian; and Dana West, a councilwoman. a. teacher, b. teacher...
  13. reading

    In the book Rachel Carson I'm suppose to agree or disagree about "a person can be a professional scientist or writer but rarely both".the chapter is 3 it says use details and examples from the chapter to support your decision and it's hard for me and I don't know what to write...
  14. Biology

    What are five specific examples of Interdependence from the book "Silent Spring" by Rachel Carson? OR What are examples of steps in the scientific process found in "Silent Spring"?
  15. math

    A marine biologist tags 100 whales. Later, a sample of 115 whales was gathered and 5 were tagged. Estimate the total whale population.
  16. English

    How to put these in a compound sentence? Simple-Dolphins are very intelligent, social creatures. Simple-Katy is thinking she might like to become a marine biologist one day
  17. science

    How can I write a 500 word essay on what agriculture means to me by comparing the pros and cons of early 1900's agriculture, the industrial war, effects of chemical warfare on the agriculture industry, including people, animals, the earth, while basing some of my research on ...
  18. English - Rachel Renee Russell Bio

    Is there a full biography about Rachel Renee Russell on how she became a writer and her books.
  19. math

    Rachel is curious about the number of pets that people own. She surveyed her 20 classmates, asking them exactly how many pets they own. Rachel's data is shown below: Number of Pets 0 Pets 1 Pet 2 Pets 3 Pets Number of Classmates 9 6 1 4 What is the mean number of pets owned by...
  20. childcare

    2. Rachel's parents enrolled her in your after-school program in September. In October, Rachel and another girl named Callye started planning a holiday play for December. They worked on the plan everyday. Soon they became inseparable. In December, parents were invited to watch...
  21. Probability and Statistics

    A marine biologist has determined that the weight of a full weight of 2000pounds and a standard deviation of 500 pounds. Determine the probability that the average weight of the next five sharks captured will be less than 2100lbs.
  22. math 117/ algebra

    Fungicides account for 1/10 of the pesticides used in the US. Insecticides account for 1/4 of all pesticides used in the US. The two ratio of herbicides to insecticides used in the US can be written 1/10 ÷ 1/4 . Write this ratio in simplest form. see the other post about ...
  23. Math

    Rachel and Rena are sharing a bag of jellybeans. Rachel ate 1/5 of the jellybeans. Rena ate 1/6 of the jellybeans left. Rachel then ate 2/5 of the remaining beans. Rena then ate 2/3 of the ones left. Rachel then ate half which left them two yellow jellybeans which the girls ...
  24. math

    Which is the idependent variable in the following situation?: A marine biologist wants to track the miles that a particular dolphin travels over the course of a year. The tracking system records the distance each week. A. length of dolphin. B. number of dolphins C. weeks of ...
  25. 5th grade

    How.can spraying.pesticides to kill mosquitos help produce mosquitos that are resistant to pesticides.
  26. reading

    the purpose of the 1st paragraph is to introduce the topic of seals washing ashore in large numbers this year that's what i put, give details about how animals are treated at the center, come to conclusion about why so many seals have washed ashore this year or explain the ...
  27. algebra

    rachel and rosa each invested the same amount of money in bonds. Rachel got an 8% return on her money and rosa got a 9% return. If rosa's annual interest was $500 more than rachel's, how much did each invest? Do i need a chart for this problem?
  28. social studies

    How did Ben Carson become so informed about subjects?
  29. math $$

    k ty i have 4 more *so sorry* Carson wanted to make a cylindrical pillow for his mother's b-day the pillow was to be 15 inches long with a diameter of 6 inches and would be filled with stuffing. determine how many cubic inches of stuffing carson will need to make the pillow ...
  30. History

    What were the occupation and beliefs of Petrarch? he was a German monarch who opposed Machiavelli philosophy and exiled him to Florence, Italy he was an Italian scholar and humanist who opposed hereditary monarchies in favor of philosopher-king he was a Spanish politician who ...
  31. pre calc

    Carson wants to invest $100,000 in two ways. He wants to purchase a certificate of deposit that pays 11% per year and invest the rest in coorporate bonds that pay 15% per year. He is looking for a total return of 12%. How much money should Carson place into each investment ...
  32. Biology

    What important role does the marine compost play in a marine ecosystem?
  33. Math

    Carson wanted to make a cylindrical pillow for his mothers birthday. the pillow was to be 15 inches long, with a diameter of 6 inches. how many cubic inches of stuffing will Carson need to make the pillow?
  34. Math

    Carson spent $15.99 for 2 books and 3 pens. The books cost $4.95 each. The sales tax on the total purchase was $1.22. Carson also used a coupon for $0.50 off his purchase. If each pen had the same cost, how much did each pen cost?
  35. Math

    Carson said that when you divide two negative decimals the answer will be greater than 0. Use these numbers to answer the questions: –7.2, –2.4, –1.6, –0.8 Is Carson’s statement always true, sometimes true, or always false? Write two equations to support your answer.
  36. Science

    A biologist determines that a lizard's body temperature is 29 degrees C. Which of the following correctly describes the biologist's data? a) it is a qualitative observation b) it is a quantitative observation c) it is a prediction d) it is a classification Is this b?
  37. Science

    A biologist determines that a lizard's body temperature is 29 degrees C. Which of the following correctly describes the biologist's data? a) it is a qualitative observation b) it is a quantitative observation*** c) it is a prediction d) it is a classification
  38. business

    What would a careful researcher ask about a Web site called "Facts about pesticides and health" published by the Coalition for a Chemical-Free Environment?
  39. info literacy

    What would a careful researcher ask about a Web site called "Facts about pesticides and health" published by the Coalition for a Chemical-Free Environment?
  40. criminal justice

    What would a careful researcher ask about a Web site called "Facts about pesticides and health" published by the Coalition for a Chemical-Free Environment?
  41. Engish

    Is these correct: Simple-Dolphins are very intelligent, social creatures. Compound- Dolphins are very intelligent and social creatures. Help on these on: Simple- Katy is thinking she might like to become a marine biologist one day.
  42. Physical Science- Math skills

    Rachel is asked to calculate the density of a liquid. She correctly measures the mass of the liquid to be 14 grams, but she incorrectly measures the volume of the liquid to be 10 mL. The actual volume of the liquid is 9 mL. If Rachel uses the following equation to calculate ...
  43. Japanese

    How would I say my younger twin sister's name is Rachel in Japanese? Is it "Futago no imooto no namae wa Rachel desu"? And when I am saying there are so many people in my family, do I include myself in that count?
  44. Chemistry

    I am supposed to design a simple lever that could be raised and lowered smoothly using nitinol wires. Can anyone give me any ideas about that coz I don't know how to start with it. I think that it is related to nitinol wires' memory but I had no ideas about that. Thanks in ...
  45. algebra

    in 8 years rachel will be twice as old as warren. Today the product of their ages is 384. how old is rachel and how old is warred?
  46. Math

    Carson is visiting the zoo on a field trip! While at the zoo, he sees a 10 foot tall adult elephant standing next to a 15 foot tall statue that is casting a 18 foot shadow. Carson wants to know the length of the elephant’s shadow. if you have the answer please tell me ...
  47. science

    After reading about the Malaria problem in North Borneo and the subsequent attempts to eliminate it, do you believe the beneficial effects of spraying pesticides on Sabah outweighed the resulting unexpected and harmful effects? What do YOU believe? If you'd like to post your ...
  48. Marketing

    Identify any new entrepreneurial ideas that you thought about as a result of relating to product/service promotion or distribution. The sentence is asking YOU to state your ideas. We cannot do this for you. What ideas have you come up with?
  49. science

    A biologist studying a desert ecosystem observes that the population of a lizard species increases following a particularly hot, dry period that causes a snake population to decline. What could the biologist hypothesize about the roles of these two species? A.The lizard preys ...
  50. science

    A biologist studying a desert ecosystem observes that the population of a lizard species increases following a particularly hot, dry period that causes a snake population to decline. What could the biologist hypothesize about the roles of these two species? A.The lizard preys ...
  51. science

    A biologist studying a desert ecosystem observes that the population of a lizard species increases following a particularly hot, dry period that causes a snake population to decline. What could the biologist hypothesize about the roles of these two species? A.The lizard preys ...
  52. Science

    A biologist studying a desert ecosystem observes that the population of a lizard species increases following a particularly hot, dry period that causes a snake population to decline. What could the biologist hypothesize about the roles of these two species? A.The lizard preys ...
  53. Science

    A biologist studying a desert ecosystem observes that the population of a lizard species increases following a particularly hot, dry period that causes a snake population to decline. What could the biologist hypothesize about the roles of these two species? · The lizard preys...
  54. Feature-Story Ideas

    Hi I have to write a job-related feature story in my area.. I was just wondering if anyone could provide me with some ideas on what I could write about.. So far I was thinking about writing about the top 3 workstudy jobs on campus.. But I need to have some plan B's and C's any...
  55. math

    Rachel spent 2 1/4 hours practing for her violin solo 5 times last week . How much times did Rachel spend practicing last week?
  56. Science - 6th grade

    A biologist studying a desert ecosystem observes that the population of a lizard species increases following a particularly hot, dry period that causes a snake population to decline. What could the biologist hypothesize about the roles of these two species? A.The lizard preys ...
  57. Math

    A marine biologist is testing a new under water probe. The probe is catapulted from the ship into the air, descends under water to a predetermined depth, and then returns to the surface where it can be collected. The function that models the probe’s path is f(x) = 15t2 – ...
  58. Marine Science

    Describe the phases of the nitrogen cycle, in the marine environment, starting with the death of a fish. Could someone help me with this? I just need it explained to me, I've watched and read many articles.. but still do not understand very well
  59. english

    Which is the correct MLA citation for a magazine article? (1 point) Brian Carson. “The Real Story Behind Bigfoot.” Myths and Legends Mar. 2010: 20. Print. Carson, Brian. “The Real Story Behind Bigfoot.” Myths and Legends Mar. 2010: 20. Print. Brian Carson. Myths and ...
  60. Biology

    Based partially on his comparative studies of the fossils of woolly mammoths and the bones of modern-day elephants, Georges Cuvier proposed several new ideas about the history of life on earth. Which general statement can be made about this example? Through specific studies, ...
  61. math

    Which is the dependent variable in the following situation?: A marine biologist wants to track the miles that a particular dolphin travels over the course of a year. The tracking system records the distance each week. A. length of dolphin. B. number of dolphins C. weeks of ...
  62. Science Ecosystem Exam

    A biologist studying a desert ecosystem observes that the population of a lizard species increases following particularly hot, dry period that causes a snake population to decline. What could the biologist hypthesize about the roles of these two species? A) The lizard preys on...
  63. English

    The word phosphorescence and gelatinous would be categorized under the label The answer are A. Marine animals B. Fishing terms C. boat terms D. Marine images I hope somebody can help me
  64. 6th grade math

    Rachel completed 3/4 of her cleaning in 4 hours. How many total hours will Rachel spend cleaning? 4 divided by 3/4 4/1x4/3=16/3= 5 1/3 hours Is this correct?
  65. English

    I have to pick a topic for an argumentative research paper, but when I think about different topics I realize that all of my ideas and support on the subjects are from other people's ideas that I have read or heard. So how do I come up with original ideas for a topic without ...
  66. Math

    on the day Rachel was born, her grandparents deposited $ 500 into a savings account that earns 4.8%/a compounded monthly . They deposited the same amount on her 5th, 15th, and 10th birthdays. determine the balance in the account on Rachel's 18th birthday
  67. Grammar

    Need help with these two questions....I just need to know if I'm right or wrong- Choose the subject of the sentence: 1.Tuesday morning, the RWGC will open. A.morning B.Tuesday morning C.RWGC D.Center C? 2.Last year, wasn't Carson City in Nevada near our campsite? A.year B....
  68. math problem solving

    rachel jogged along a trail that was 1/4 of a mile long. she jogged along the trail 8 times. how many miles did rachel jog in all?
  69. math

    Juan and rachel have the same number of marbles. Rachel gives away 10 marbles and Juan gives away 22 marbles. Rachel then has 3 times as many marbles as Juan. How many marbles did each of them have at first
  70. math

    Rachel wants to carpet the rectangular floor of his basement . The Basement has an area of 864 square feet . The width of the basement is 2/3 its length. What is the length of Rachel's basement.
  71. Math

    Rachel wants to carpet the rectangular floor of his basement . The Basement has an area of 864 square feet . The width of the basement is 2/3 its length. What is the length of Rachel's basement.
  72. English

    Hello everybody! Next week I have to teach English (as a foreign language)to 6th-graders. The lesson is called Danger or thrill.It is about extreme sports.there is a text about snow boarding, some statements and a few exercises. My mentor will first present them the lesson on ...
  73. science

    some facts about the marine biome
  74. Algebra

    Please explain to me how to do these problems...Thanks 1. Find the value of x...x/6-x/8=1 2. The combined resistance of two resistors r1 and r2 in a parallel circuit is given by the formula rt= 1/(1/r1)+ (1/r2)...simplify the formula... 3. Fungicides account for 1/10 of the ...
  75. math

    Rachel cannot remember how much money she had when she came to school this morning. She used half of the money for lunch and then spent half of what was left to buy paper. If she now has #1.35, how much money did Rachel begin with?
  76. Math

    Sharon, tracy and Rachel collected a total of 283 stickers. At first, sharon had 1/8 as many stickers as Tracy. When rachel gave 25 of her stickers to sharon, sharon had 1/4 as many stickers as tracy. How many stickers did rachel collect at first?
  77. math

    Sarah jumped 18 1/2 feet in the long jump competition. Rachel jumped 19 1/8 feet. how much further did rachel jump?
  78. Spanish

    Discuss your opinions and ideas about three different popular political issues. Include how you think things should be and what you wish certain people would do about it. Articulate your ideas on paper (one-page, typed) using the subjunctive.
  79. accounting ..urgent pls

    please help me to solve this problem. THANK YOU AND MAY GOD BLESS YOU ALWAYS. L. Carson agrees to pay $10,000 each to to C. Ames and D. Barker for 1/3 of their interest in the Ames-Barker partnership. At the time of the admission of Carson, each partner has a $30,000 capital ...
  80. hw brain teaser help

    here is what the teacher has. Kim, Rachel,Jim,and Rick finished first, second, third and fourth in a motor bike race. if there numbers were 5, 17, 1, 7, use the following clues to find out who had what # and what order they finished. * 17 said she would have placed hodher if ...
  81. social studies

    in europe help me find a poltical cartoon about the transition between communism and deomcracy please just a website link or something i really need help or any ideas I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT TO DRAW OR ANYTHING mabye ideas about what excalty happened?
  82. Child Development

    Rachel is a highechool student who has explored several employment and education alternatives. She has chosen to attend the community college near home to become a diesel mechanic. What is the identity status of Rachel according to James Marcia? A. Identity diffusion B. ...
  83. Social Studies

    1. what freedom was guaranteed in the South Carolina constitution written in 1778? A. freedom of assembly*** B. freedom of press C. freedom of religion D. freedom of speech 2. A patriot ____ the revolutionary war, and a loyalist ___ the war. A. supported; supported B. opposed...
  84. professional ethics in engineering

    Rachel works as a Quality Assurance Engineer at a large electronics company. She is responsible for the final testing of her company’s servers and is part of a team which decides when new products will be shipped to distributors for sale. Rachel’s company has a contract ...
  85. Writing

    I have to write a business letter using the positive tone and ideas to a company with the luggage merchendise out of order that Mrs. Smith at the store informed me about being out of stock. How should I begin? Any suggestions or ideas? I would appreciate any ideas ! http://owl...
  86. English

    What is your idea about me? What is your viewpoint about me? What is your thought about me? (Answer) I think you are arrogant. (Are the questions all grammatical?) What are your ideas about me? What are your viewpoints about me? What are your thoughts about me? (What about ...
  87. Writing

    I need some ideas on a story about cereal.. Any ideas please?
  88. Writing

    I need some ideas on a story about a Christmas tree... Any ideas?
  89. History

    How have ideas about gender shaped ideas of the past?
  90. English

    1. Say your thoughts about the following. 2. Say your ideas about the following. 3. Say something about the following pictures in your own words. 4. Speak your own ideas about the following. (Are they grammatical? Which ones are right?)
  91. Writing

    I need ideas on a story about Muffins. And it's due tomorrow.. Any ideas please?
  92. English

    Which of these sentences has a missing antecedent? Although my sister is a swimmer, I don't know anything about it. When Trina and Rachel went to the mall, she drove.
  93. SCIENCE

    Gasoline and diesel fuel are more toxic to marine life but they also a. disperse rapidly and evaporate quickly b. disperse slwoly and don't evaporate c. marine animals are used to them by now d. don't settle down into the sediments e. a and d I think it's d? You may be right ...
  94. Writing

    I need some ideas for a story about a Seagull. Due tomorrow. Any ideas please?
  95. English

    Hello everyone! Can you write me some ideas about: "Being a surgeon is a stressfull job." i coulkd really use some help and also ideas about solve tis problem=stress. So what could eg a surgeon do to be /more relaxed? thank you!
  96. information literacy

    What would a careful researcher ask about a Web site called "Facts about pesticides and health" published by the Coalition for a Chemical-Free Environment? A. How can I obtain copies of this article? B. Where was this information published? C. Is this information being used to...
  97. U.S. History

    This isnt homework but I found out that I am related to kit Carson (great great great great great great uncle) I wanted to know more about him. Any information? Thanks a lot!
  98. art

    Hey guys, i need some ideas for my art work. but firstly i need a phrase or message to work from. im thinking about technology right now so can you guys give me ideas on finishing the following sentence: technology is... if you have any other ideas on phrases or messages feel ...
  99. english essay

    Hello everyone! Can you write me some ideas about: "Being a surgeon is a stressfull job." i coulkd really use some help and also ideas about solve tis problem=stress. So what could eg a surgeon do to be /more relaxed? thank you!
  100. biology

    what animals and plants are unique in the Belize's barrier reef system? would it be; blue green algae, mangroves and large seagrass meadows.marine turtles, manatees and marine crocodiles? I also need to find the animals and plants that are diversity in this area. please help.
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