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Seaweed Invader Elicits Angst in India

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Science  06 Jun 2008:
Vol. 320, Issue 5881, pp. 1271
DOI: 10.1126/science.320.5881.1271

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An effort in southern India to raise coastal farmers out of poverty by paying them to cultivate red algae for a food additive has gone awry.