Talk:Environmental Defense Fund

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User:Sophisticus‎ deleted some referenced material from tha history section and re[laced it with the following ubreferbced material. Some of this may be worth including but it would need to be referenced.--Bob Burton 17:15, 17 October 2009 (EDT)

The EDF was founded when its founders discovered that the osprey, as well as several other large birds, were rapidly disappearing. Their research discovered that the spraying of DDT weakened the egg shells of the large birds and led to a higher fledgling mortality rate. To seek a ban on DDT, they started Environmental Defense Fund -- and were successful.