Copyright information

This exhibition was created by Donald Worster in 2020 under a CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 International license. This refers only to the text and does not include image rights. A Mandarin-language version of this essay is forthcoming in 中華讀書報 (China Reading Weekly).

Images used in the exhibition carry individual licenses (please click on an image for information). The images below are featured on the exhibition landing page. Please click for details.

Rachel Louise Carson (1907–1964). Unknown photographer, n.d.

Public domain. Courtesy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.


Corn near Muskogee, Oklahoma.

Public domain. Photo: 1939/1940 Russell Lee (ca. 1939). Source: Library of Congress


Red-tailed hawk at an airport in the United States. Photograph by USDA, 2015.


A woman appreciates spring flowers in a Qingdao city park on 3 April 2020. Photograph by Shen Hou.

© 2020 Shen Hou. Used by permission


How to cite: 

Worster, Donald. “Another Silent Spring.” Environment & Society Portal, Virtual Exhibitions 2020, no. 1 (22 April 2020). Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society.