Tag: Time magazine

Silent Spring: From ‘Hysteria’ to History

Written by | September 20th, 2012

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Silent Spring helped ignite the environmental movement. But when the book first came out, reviews of it were decidedly negative. The Conservancy’s Craig Leisher takes us back to 1962.

Giving Thanks for Cleaner Lakes and Rivers (Even the Cuyahoga)

Written by | November 26th, 2009

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While those who work in freshwater conservation frequently (and understandably) emphasize the daunting array of threats to aquatic ecosystems, Thanksgiving seems a good time to reflect on reasons for optimism and, well, gratitude.  I live near Cleveland, a city that since the 1960s has been known primarily for sports heartbreaks and the rather incongruous event […]

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