A Food Chain Mystery
From Elm Leaves to a Silent Spring: What's the Connection?
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Summarize the chain of events in "From Elm Leaves to a Silent Spring."


Environmental problems are sometimes the unintended consequences of our own actions. The poisoning of robins by a chemical that was meant to control disease in elm trees is one example. Give another example.

More than 50 years ago, Rachel Carson wrote persuasively about issues that concerned her. What current environmental concerns are people in your community working together to solve?