Green Crusades:

Environmental Conflict in History

By Mark Neuzil, Ph.D., St. Thomas University and Bill Kovarik, Ph.D., Radford University. See updated original source: click here.

Note: Concern for the environment is not a recent phenomena. This timeline is designed to show the many events that occured before1962 publication of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring.

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Ancient civilizations

Middle Ages

Industrial Revolution

The Progressive Era

Roaring Twenties

Depression and World War II era

Post World War II era

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