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Homage to Rachel Carson

By  Doris Rohr 2015

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Folded 24 x 14 unfolded 24 x 27.5 full length and width unfolded 48 x 70

Rachel Carson pioneered ecological activism through lobbying and publication, getting the USA State to ban DDT as pesticide used in agriculture. Her publication "Silent Spring" graphically describes the horrendous effects on ecology due to pesticide abuse. Pages and pages of descriptions of suffering creatures, dead or dying, make depressing and sobering reading. Ecological catastrophes are epitomised in mass deaths of birds, marine animals, insects.

Doris Rohr

Doris Rohr

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Remains: Amaryllis seed heads

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