Environment: The DDT Eaters And Other Eco-Centrics

The DDT Eaters And Other Eco-Centrics

In the nation's burgeoning concern with its environment, professional ecologists tend to get all the attention with sweeping and frequently apocalyptic visions of a polluted planet. Now other voices are emerging. Some recent, unusual and even eccentric examples of environmental activism:

> In 1958 Francis A. Johnson, a bachelor and retired carpenter from Darwin, Minn., appeared on television's I've Got a Secret and stumped the panel —with good reason. Johnson's secret: a 2,490-lb. ball of twine, the result of eight years' scrounging around his neighborhood. Today...

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