Articles tagged with: environment

Rachel Carson (Scientist/Writer)

rachel-carson.jpgRachel Louise Carson (May 27, 1907 – April 14, 1964) was an American marine biologist and nature writer whose writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement.

Carson started her career as a biologist in the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries, and became a full-time nature writer in the 1950s. Her 1951 bestseller The Sea Around Us won her recognition as a gifted writer.

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Roz Savage (Ocean Rower)

roz-savageFearless ocean rower Roz Savage gave up her life as a management consultant to row across the Atlantic in 2005.

She holds four world records for ocean rowing, including first woman to row three oceans: the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian.
She has rowed over 15,000 miles, taken around 5 million oarstrokes, and spent cumulatively over 500 days of her life at sea.
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