The Dead Zone's Fiercest Crusaders

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Science  09 Feb 2001:
Vol. 291, Issue 5506, pp. 970-971
DOI: 10.1126/science.291.5506.970

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Marine ecologist Nancy Rabalais has fought to make farming states along the Mississippi River pay for the harm she says they have inflicted on the northern Gulf of Mexico; environmental scientist Derek Winstanley has led the counterattack in an effort to clear the Mississippi Basin's name.