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How landscaping plays a key role in the fight against climate change

A manicured green lawn has long been a symbol of triumph over nature. As Colorado battles persistent drought, an increasing number of homeowners are eager to let nature win.
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Las Vegas declares turf war on lawns as drought worsens

Las Vegas is ripping up millions of square feet of grass - including greenery along the iconic strip - as the city struggles with a decades-long drought made worse by climate change.

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As climate change fears grow, a real fight over fake turf

A city’s decision to replace actual grass with a synthetic version sets off a conflict over the possible environmental and health risks of the move.
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Turf’s dirty little secret

Australian scientists have found that grassy sports fields used for soccer, cricket, and baseball can release a potent greenhouse gas into the environment.