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AN EAGLE WITH A SUNLIT EYE

We almost lost the Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), our national bird, symbol of our country, in the 1950s, because of the widespread use of the pesticide DDT. Then in 1962, Rachel Carson’s book, Silent Spring,┬ámade people aware of what was … Continue reading

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