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

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## Biography

Why was the marine biologist Rachel Carson's ideas about pesticides initially opposed? -
## 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 -
## 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 -
## 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 -
## 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 -
## 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 -
## 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 -
## 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 -
## Marine Biology

Any ideas where I can read online articles about marine species and the different types of habitats along coastal beaches? -
## 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? -
## 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. -
## 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 -
## 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"? -
## math

A marine biologist tags 100 whales. Later, a sample of 115 whales was gathered and 5 were tagged. Estimate the total whale population. -
## 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 -
## 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 -
## 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 -
## 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. -
## 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 -
## 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? -
## 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 -
## 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 -
## 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 -
## 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? -
## 5th grade

How.can spraying.pesticides to kill mosquitos help produce mosquitos that are resistant to pesticides. -
## 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 -
## 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 -
## 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 -
## 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 -
## Biology

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

Rachel buys a drink. She spends the same amount of money on her drink ad chuck spent on his candy Rachel now has only 1/3 of the amount of money that she had before she bought the drink. How much money did Rachel have before she bought the drink -
## 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 -
## 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? -
## 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? -
## 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 -
## 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 -
## 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 -
## English - Rachel Renee Russell Bio

Is there a full biography about Rachel Renee Russell on how she became a writer and her books. -
## 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 -
## 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? -
## 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 -
## 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? -
## 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? -
## 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 -
## crt

Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion -
## School

Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion -
## Critical Thinking

Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion -
## crt thinking

Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion -
## crt 205

Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion -
## 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. -
## 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 -
## 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. -
## 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. -
## 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 -
## Newtonian physics

Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion -
## writing

Can you help me correct these sentences? 1.She wants to become an environmental scientist she is especially interested in marine life. 2.If she can get a scholarship she would like to spend her senior year in New Zealand. 3.The Great Coral Reef almost -
## english

"BLM Wild Horses Joining the Marine Corps Mounted Color Guard on June 3 in Carson City, NV" 1 A special tradition, almost two decades old, between the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the U.S. Marine Corps, will be renewed in Carson City on Saturday, -
## 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; -
## Environmental Science

7. Which of the following terms is used to describe a linear sequence in which energy is transferred from one organism to the next as each organism eats another organism? a. trophic level b. food web c. energy pyramid d. food chain D 10. Which of the -
## Environmental Science

7. Which of the following terms is used to describe a linear sequence in which energy is transferred from one organism to the next as each organism eats another organism? a. trophic level b. food web c. energy pyramid d. food chain D 10. Which of the -
## 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 -
## 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 -
## Algebra 1

While playing a game, Rachel pulls two tiles out of a bag without looking and without replacing the first tile. The bag has two colors of tiles--black and white. There are 10 more white tiles than black tiles. a. Write and simplify an expression that -
## 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 -
## math

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

While playing a game, Rachel pulls two tiles out of a bag without looking and without replacing the first tile. The bag has two colors of tiles--black and white. There are 10 more white tiles than black tiles. a. Write and simplify an expression that -
## math

A biologist grows a culture of bacteria as part of an experiment. At the start of the experiment, there are 75 bacteria in the culture. The biologist observes that the population of bacteria dobules evert 18 minutes. Which of the following equations best -
## English

Hello! I will type 2 exercises from the lesson I am teaching on Wednesday-english as a foreign language - 8th graders ( it will be graded) I need you to help me with some ideas. It says: LEAD- IN: A Here is a list of some natural sciences: BIOLOGY -
## Algebra

Katie is k years old. Harry is 4 years older than Katie. Rachel is twice as old as Harry. If you add together the ages of Katie, Harry, and Rachel the total comes to 36 years. Algebraically, determine the age of each person. -
## Algebra

katie is k years old. harry is 4 years older than katie. rachel is twice as old as harry. if you add together the ages of katie, harry, and rachel the total comes to 36 years. algebraically, determine the age of each person -
## English

“The Marginal World” by Rachel Carson Selection Test A Critical Reading Identify the letter of the choice that best answers the question. 1. What is Carson’s main reason for writing about nature in “The Marginal World”? A. to share the meaning -
## Algebra

A biologist studied the populations of black bear and brown bears over a 10-year period. The biologist modeled the populations, in thousands, with the following polynomials where x is time, in years. black bears: 2.3x^2 - 5.6x + 2.3 brown bears: 2.4x^2 + -
## engineer

If you possess a recognized diploma in marine engineering, will working onboard a ship as a marine engineer a better choice compared to working at shipyards or on land as a sales engineer in term of salary, freedom, risk, nature of job and area of job -
## Physics

Rachel Pulls her 18 KG suitcase at at a constant speed by pulling on a handle that makes and angle (theta) with the Horizontal the frictional force of the suitcase is 27 N and Rachel exerts a 43 N force on the handle What angle does the handle make with -
## Math

Rachel is 2 times as tall as Kendall. Rich is 3 inches taller than Rachel. Brian is 74 inches tall and 1 inch shorter than Rich. How tall is Kendall? -
## Algebra - help

A biologist studied the populations of common guppies and Endler’s guppies over a 6-year period. The biologist modeled the populations, in tens of thousands, with the following polynomials where x is time, in years. common guppies: 3.1x2 + 6x + 0.3 -
## Algebra Question~!

A biologist studied the populations of common guppies and Endler’s guppies over a 6-year period. The biologist modeled the populations, in tens of thousands, with the following polynomials where x is time, in years. common guppies: 3.1x^2 + 6x + 0.3 -
## Algebra

A biologist studied the populations of common guppies and Endler’s guppies over a 6-year period. The biologist modeled the populations, in tens of thousands, with the following polynomials where x is time, in years. common guppies: 3.1x2 + 6x + 0.3 -
## History

what was the deal with Ft. Carson almost being closed down? -
## math

Three friends Nick, Rachel and Ahmed have a lemonade stand. They decide to share the profits the following way. Nick gets 2/3 of the total profits. Rachel will get 1/4 of the total profits. Explain why Ahmed will get 1/12 of the total profits. Give reasons -
## Chemistry 1046

If a sample of Sr-90 initially contains 1.1 mmol of Sr-90, how many millimoles are left after 25.20 years? any ideas on where to start?? -
## language

Analogies 1. war:peace::soldier:_____________ marine, captain, conscientious objector, sailor 2. piccolo:flute::violin:_______ cello, saxaphone, trumpet, bass drum 3. strengthen:build up::atrophy:_______ circulatory system, death,muscles, waste away -
## carson high school

solve by elimination 5r-3s=19 2r-6s=-2 -
## 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 -
## language arts

What is a concrete poem? A. A poem that provides concrete images as opposed to abstract ideas. B. A poem that uses a strict pattern of rhyme and rhythm. C. A poem that is arranged in a visual image that suggest its subject. D. A poem that has only three -
## social studies

How did Ben Carson become so informed about subjects? -
## Finance

Juan and Rachel Burpo plan to buy a time-share in six years of $16,860. In order to have adequate funds to do so, the Burpo want to make a deposit to their money market fund today. Assume that they will be able to earn an investment rate of 5.75%, -
## Algebra word problem

I have no idea how to start this problem can some one explain to me am i suppose to divid 1/10 by 1/4 which i get 4 but i feel i am missing some thing am i am Fungicides account for 1/10 of the pesticides used in the United States. Insecticides account for