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Is it time to get rid of traditional lawns?

New Zealanders are very attached to their own patches of lawn, the monotonous whirring of mowers a soundtrack to our weekends and long summer evenings, accompanied by petrol fumes and the smell of freshly cut grass. But is it time to get rid of traditional lawns for the environments sake? A pair of urban ecologists - one from Australia, the other from Sweden, certainly think it might be.

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