American Botanical Society
A.B.S is an organization that encourages America to start conserving fossil fuels. People like Rachel Carson, Lois Gibbs, and President Nixon inspired A.B.S. to do that. Some goals include conserving fossil fuels as long as possible, preventing air and water pollution, and ensuring safe living conditions in our communities.
Clean Water Act - Restricted the discharge of pollutants into the nation's lakes and rivers.
Endangered Species Act - Established measure for saving endangered animals.
Because of these acts smog in industrial cities was reduced, as was pollution in many lakes, streams, and rivers.
“Man can hardly even recognize the devils of his own creation.”- Lois Gibbs
Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature -- the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.” - Lois Gibbs
We need to save ourselves by saving each other.- Rachel Carson
"Average people and the average community can change the world. You can do it just based on common sense, determination, persistence and patience."- Rachel Carson
A. Clean Air Act
B. Clean Water Act
C. Endangered Species Act
D. Civil Rights Act of 1964
2: Which person(s) inspired the conservation of fossil fuels?
A. Rachel Carson
B. Babe Ruth
D. All of the Above
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- "Endangered Species Act." Endangered Species. N.p., 15 July 2013. Web. 14 Apr. 2014.