Hello Femmes and friends, welcome back to the podcast! Today we present the very first Femmes of STEM guest episode. Hisorical femme Rachel Carson was a biologist and author, and is often credited with sparking the 20th century enviornmental movement. Today we discuss her life and legacy with guest Priya Shukla, a biologist, ecologist, and science communicator at the UC Davis Marine Bodega Laboratory.
Show Notes, References, and Further Reading
Priya's Mentor: Dr. Tessa Hill
The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson: RachelCarson.org, Linda Lear. Copyright 1996-2017.
Rachel Carson's Prescience, Rob Nixon. The Chronichle of Higher Education. 2012.
Rachel Carson and the legacy of Silent Spring, Robin McKie. History of Science: The Observer. The Guardian. 2012.
How 'Silent Spring' Ignited the Environmental Movement, Elisa Griswold. New York Times Magazine. 2012.
Rachel Carson Didn't Kill Millions of Africans, William Souder. Science: The State of the Universe. Slate. 2012.
Q & A: Author on "Rachel Carson and Her Sisters," Rachel Hartigan Shea. National Geographic. 2014.
PBS, 2016. PBS American Experience: Rachel Carson; documentary. Watch online.
Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature, Linda Lear. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 2009