Turn Again To The Earth
Rachel Carson spoke these words in 1954, long before her writing would eventually lead to the ban of DDT and act as a major impetus for the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency. Rachel Carson is as much of a poet as she is an environmentalist, and in this historic quote she shares both of these deep sensibilities. Along with these Red-Winged Blackbirds painted on colorfully rich summer grass, this poster will pull your eyes and spirit into nature, even when you are confined to the indoors. This poster will hold an equally powerful space on the wall of a peaceful home, a busy community center, or classroom.
The text on the poster reads: "The affinity of the human spirit for the earth and its beauties is deeply and logically rooted. As human beings, we are part of the whole stream of life. Rachel Carson (1907–1964) was an accomplished scientist and gifted writer whose work challenged the notion that humankind could wage war on nature without also waging war on itself." This poster is printed on paper containing 100% postconsumer waste, processed chlorine, and is tree free and dioxin free. It is a replica of an original work by Erica Fielder, originally done in chalk pastel. The poster size is 18"x24".