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Passamaquoddy Bay, 137 Patagonia, fifty seven Peaked Hill Bars, 118; seashore at, 119–20 Pearl Harbor, jap bombing of, fifty three, one hundred fifty Pelican, 235; white, forty seven Pennsylvania Federation of Women’s golf equipment, 215 Pennsylvania perfect court docket, 172 Perch, 21 Periwinkle(s), seventy nine, one hundred twenty, 174; universal, seventy nine; tough, 79–80 insecticides, 197, 211; makes an attempt to fix battered snapshot of, 202–3; Carson’s deal with to backyard membership of the USA on, 211–22; and chemical industry’s investment of study universities, 201, 207–8, 221–22; access of, into average meals chain, 234–35; genetic harm from, 243; as long term, common contaminants, 233; misuse of, 113, 187, 189, 190–91, 193, 205–6; NAS committee on family of natural world to, 209–10; information tales approximately, 203–5; spraying of, 201, 217, 233–34 Peterson, Roger Tory, 30, ninety six Petrels, seventy two Pettersson, Otto, 159–60 Phoebe, 38 Phosphorescence, in surf, 169–70 Photosynthesis, 230 Phytoplankton, one hundred forty five Pigeon, passenger, sixteen, 17 Pigs, seventy four Pines, 39, forty, forty two, 174 Pipit, forty seven Plankton, 6–7, 139–40, 143, a hundred and forty four, a hundred forty five; insecticides in, 235; radioactive fabrics and, 236–37 Plover, Pacific Golden, sixty seven Plymouth Laboratory, 139 pollutants, 197; Carson’s lecture on, to Kaiser origin Hospitals, 228–45; hazards of, 187; of imaginary city (in Silent Spring), 197–200. See additionally insecticides Polychaete, tube-building, 140–41 Poppenhager, Don, a hundred and fifty five, 156, 157 Porphyria, 204, 219 Prawns, nine President’s technological know-how Advisory Committee, 201 Pteropods, 7 Public well-being provider, U. S. , 241 Quail, 216 Quartz, 139 Rabbits, seventy two, 216 Radioactivity: in Alaskan Eskimos and Scandinavian Lapps, 237, 238; improvement of, in marine existence, 108–9, 236–37. See additionally Atomic waste Radioiodine, front of, into nutrition chains, 239–41 Radiolaria, 10–11 Radiolarian shell, 10 Rail(s), seventy two; black, forty seven; flightless, sixty eight; Laysan, 71–72 Rathbun, Mary, 136 Rat(s), 69–70, seventy two; water, 21 RCA Victor documents, eighty three Reader’s Digest, 24, ninety eight pink Rocks Lake safe haven (U. S. nationwide natural world Refuge), forty-one Redstarts, 38 “Red tides,” 142–43 Reforestation, 19 Reindeer, 237 study universities, chemical industry’s investment of, 201, 207–8, 221–22 Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai, eighty three Robins, 190–91, 216 Rock Creek Park, 161–62 Rockweeds, seventy nine, a hundred and twenty, a hundred and forty four, a hundred forty five, 174 Rodell, Marie, sixty three Roosevelt, Theodore, 18 St. Helena, island of, 70 St. Nicholas League, 12 St. Nicholas journal, 12 Saint Simon Island, Georgia, 129–30 Saipan, 73–74 Salmon, sixteen, 17 Salt marshes, 120–21, 129 Samphire, marsh, 121 Sand: variety of geologic beginning of, 139; pink, 122; response of larvae to, 141–42; voice of, 130–31, 132 Sandalwood, seventy one Sand funds, 128 Sanderlings, 57–58, 125–27, one hundred thirty Sandpiper, fifty six, fifty seven Sandstone, 32 Sargasso Sea, eels looking, 19–23, 60–62 Sargassum weed, 19, 20, 22 observed grass, one hundred fifty five Scattergood, Leslie W. , 136–37 Schaefer, Vincent, one hundred seventy five Schmidt, Johannes, 20 Schweitzer, Albert, 192 Science(s), 187; synthetic separation of literature and, 90–91; organic, 164–67; liaison among and, 207–9, 210, 221 Sea anemones, five Sea lettuce, one hundred forty five Sea Lion Caves, a hundred and fifteen Sea lions, a hundred and fifteen Seals, 38–39, 109 Sea mounts, 106 beach.