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Save our Swamp

Nature volume 409, pages 128130 (11 January 2001) | Download Citation


Florida's Everglades are the focus for the largest ecological restoration project yet attempted. But critics claim the present plan will fail to halt the wetlands' decline. Mark Schrope investigates.

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  1. Mark Schrope is a science writer in Richmond, Virginia.

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