Top 5 Finalist Teams Selected

Nitrogen Reduction Challenge

Tulane announces five finalists for $1 million Dead Zone Challenge

By Roger Dunaway (roger@tulane.edu)

The National Advisory Committee for the Tulane Nitrogen Reduction Challenge has selected five finalists for its $1 million cash prize, which will be awarded to the team that presents the best solution to combat hypoxia- the deadly deficiency of oxygen that creates annual “dead zones” in the world’s lakes and oceans. Such dead zones kill marine life and threaten the economies of coastal regions, including those along the Gulf of Mexico, home to the world’s second-largest dead zone.

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