What Have We Learnt Since Silent Spring?

“In nature nothing exists alone” Wrote Rachel Carson in her widely acclaimed 1962 book, which has been attributed by many as sparking the modern environmental movement.¬†Silent Spring¬†chronicled declining bird and insect populations, correlating them with increasing synthetic pesticide use, particularly¬†DDT. Historically used (with huge effect) to control malaria during World War 2, DDT became popular … More What Have We Learnt Since Silent Spring?