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I962, Rachel Carson first published Silent Spring, which made such a big impact on society that it was a factor in banning DDT and making extensive laws that affect our air, land and water.
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This book is a collection of Leopold's informal writings about the changes of the woodlands in Wisconsin, Iowa, Arizona, Oregon and Manitoba. In a 40 year span, he traveled throughout these areas taking notes and writing his philosophical viewpoint on the matter. This book remains significant even 40 years later, and is seen as a piece of work relevant to our future.