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Shining a light on golf course fungi

A turf grass disease that resembled an ink spill, which appeared on several southern U.S. golf courses has been identified. A solution to the disease has also been proposed.

Fires are needed to restore the Great Plains of the U.S.

To restore the grasslands of the Great Plains, a high intensity fire is required. The best way to achieve this, an ecologist argues, is with the use of drones.

Trouble on the golf course? It’s down to fungi

Penn - The causative agent of a recent turf grass disease has been traced to a type of fungus. Turf grass disease has been causing problems across golf courses in the U.S.

Lion caged for 10+ years feels grass for the first time

A lion in Brazil that hasn't felt grass in more than 10 years was filmed feeling grass after it arrived at the Ranch of the Gnomes.

Gunter Grass warned of 'sleepwalking' into world war in final interview

Madrid - Germany's Nobel-winning author Günter Grass said he feared humanity was "sleepwalking" into a world war, in the last interview he gave before his death on Monday.

German literary lion Gunter Grass dies at 87

Berlin - Germany's Nobel-winning author, Gunter Grass, who acted as a moral compass for many in the postwar nation but later provoked criticism over his own World War II past, died Monday aged 87, his publishers said.

Man uses hand to unblock live lawnmower, nearly loses fingers

A man who nearly lost his fingers after using his hand to unblock his stalled lawnmower has described the "moment of madness" that followed.

New non-GMO ‘super wheat’

Seattle - Botanists have discovered a wheat gene that can be used as a vehicle to transfer key genes from other plants to wheat. The discovery will allow farmers to develop new robust wheat varieties without having to resort to GMO crops.

Helping crops avoid plant pathogens

Helsinki - A study has found that ribwort plants in well-connected populations fare better when exposed to a fungal pathogen than those in isolated patches. This finding could help restrict outbreaks caused by plant pathogens.

Billbugs cause havoc to orchardgrass

Two weevil species, the bluegrass billbug and the hunting billbug, have caused widespread economic damage to orchardgrass across the U.S., according to a new report.

Op-Ed: Fake marijuana causing death and real medical problems

Sydney - The synthetic grass on the market isn’t real grass. It’s a range of compounds designed to “imitate” grass, and they don’t. An Australian man died, and some credible evidence that these new things are real garbage is emerging.

Woman lost in Nepal survives on grass and bamboo

A Japanese woman who left her hotel room in Nepal for a short walk ended up being lost for almost two weeks, and eating grass and bamboo to survive.

Grass found growing in baby's lung

Chinese surgeons who operated on a baby girl with breathing problems found something very odd that they had never seen before. They were amazed to find grass growing on her lung.

Walking On My Grassy Roof

Generally when one thinks about their roof it's in shades of asphalt, black tar and gravel-ballasted rooftops. All that darkness adding additional heat into the city. A better way could be the use of green roofs, a garden oasis at the top of the city.
 

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The new sod looks great
View of Sugar Mountain Ski Resort over the Sugar Mountain Golf Club.
View of Sugar Mountain Ski Resort over the Sugar Mountain Golf Club.
A field overlooking the mountains at the entrance of Waterton Lakes National Park  Alberta.
A field overlooking the mountains at the entrance of Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta.
Is the summertime grass lush and tasty at the edge of this garden on Milwaukee s far south side?
Is the summertime grass lush and tasty at the edge of this garden on Milwaukee's far south side?
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Close-up of a fly on a daisy in the bush near the end of Bear’s Hump hike, Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta.
The last viewpoint of the Bear’s Hump trail in Waterton Lakes National Park  Alberta.
The last viewpoint of the Bear’s Hump trail in Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta.
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A Golden-mantled ground squirrel at the top of Bear’s Hump, Crandell Mountain, Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta.
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The Prince of Wales Hotel at dusk, Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta.
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Dactylis glomerata seedhead (orchardgrass)
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Dusk on the way out of Waterton Lakes National Park  Alberta.
Dusk on the way out of Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta.
Deer rests in the grass at Kananaskis Village  Kananaskis Country  Alberta.
Deer rests in the grass at Kananaskis Village, Kananaskis Country, Alberta.
Wildflowers on the Bear’s Hump hiking trail in Waterton Lakes National Park  Alberta.
Wildflowers on the Bear’s Hump hiking trail in Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta.
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A field and the mountains at the entrance of Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta
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