Like all great tragedies, it was naive and arrogant for anyone to assume that science could control the complex interrelationship we humans have with nature.
Time magazine called her book an emotional and inaccurate outburst. She was labeled a communist and vilified by the American government and throngs of chemical companies.
Rose McInerneyMay 8, 2019
She pioneered the term ecofeminism when becoming a scientist still meant she worked for free. Who was Ellen Swallow Richards?
Rose McInerneyNovember 6, 2018
Ellen Swallow Richards brought ecology to the American public: the science of normal lives. And women into laboratories, sanitation into public schools, and the first sewers in Boston!
Yara ZgheibNovember 5, 2018