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Role Model for Ecology's Generation X

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Science  18 Feb 2000:
Vol. 287, Issue 5456, pp. 1191
DOI: 10.1126/science.287.5456.1191

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At 35, Gretchen Daily has already made a name for herself as a leading voice in ecology--and not just because she toils hard in the field studying ecosystems. Daily has carved a niche in ecological economics, an emerging discipline that argues for saving habitats and species not for their intrinsic ethical value, but for what they're worth in cold hard cash.