Level 21: Rachel Carson was born in 1907 in Springdale, Pennsylvania. She studies biology at college and zoology at Johns Hopkins University. In 1936, she was hired by the US Fish and Wildlife Service, (31) ________ she worked most of her life. Carson’s first book, “Under the Sea Wind”, was published in 1941. It received excellent reviews. In that year she also published “The Sea around us”, which (32) ________ a fascinating look beneath the ocean’s surface. Her imagery and language had a (33) ________ quality. Carson consulted no less than 1,000 printed sources. She had voluminous correspondence and frequent discussions with experts in the field. In 1962, Carson published “Silent Spring”, a book that sparked controversy. It proved how much (34) ________ was done by the uncontrolled, reckless use of poisons. She detailed how they poison the food supply of animals, kill birds and fish, and contaminate human food. At the time, spokesmen for the chemical industry personal attacks against Carson and issued propaganda to indicate that her findings were faulty. (35) ________, her work was proved by a 1963 report of the President’s Science Advisory Committee. (35)………………………………………….
B: More than that
D: That’s why
At the time, spokesmen for the chemical industry personal attacks against Carson and issued propaganda to indicate that her findings were faulty. (35)______, her work was proved by a 1963 report of the President’s Science Advisory Committee: At the time, the spokesman for the chemical industry used many attacks against Carson and propaganda that the findings Show her la mistake. However, her work was proven by a 1963 article of the Scientific Advisory Committee.