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CNNMoney: An eco-friendly lawn you don't have to mowupdated: Thu Jul 07 2011 05:36:00

It's hard to imagine anything more innocuous than a lush suburban lawn. That's what 63-year-old entrepreneur Jackson Madnick used to think -- until a golf course killed his cat.

Floods threaten Great Barrier Reef, La Niña to blameupdated: Wed Jan 12 2011 07:23:00

Floods have devastated the landscape of the state of Queensland, Australia, but they also present a high risk to the Great Barrier Reef.

Removing cluster bombs from soilupdated: Wed Aug 11 2010 11:50:00

Deposited along Lebanon's southern border with Israel are vast numbers of American-made cluster bombs buried beneath the grasses of the region's valleys.

Removing cluster bombs from soilupdated: Wed Aug 11 2010 11:50:00

VBS.TV reports that bombs buried in the soil along Lebanon's southern border with Israel are now being ferreted out.

Spill threatens bayou way of lifeupdated: Tue Jul 27 2010 10:45:00

CNN's Jim Spellman reports on an American Indian fisherman whose way of life is threatened after the BP oil spill.

Volunteers turn out to protect Arlington National Cemeteryupdated: Tue Jul 14 2009 00:37:00

The hallowed grounds of Arlington National Cemetery took on a different tone Monday -- the usually quiet and reverent resting place of fallen heroes was buzzing with volunteers, professional landscapers and their equipment during the annual "Renewal and Remembrance" project.

Even when lightning strikesupdated: Tue Jul 14 2009 00:37:00

CNN Photojournalist Bethany Swain shows how arborists honor Arlington National Cemetery even when lightning strikes.

Football's biggest footprint?updated: Wed Nov 12 2008 05:44:00

The floodlights, corporate boxes and big screens at sports stadiums are all massive power sappers - but there's an increasingly popular technology which is chewing more energy than ever before.

Brighten your garden without the digging, weed pullingupdated: Thu Mar 20 2008 13:49:00

Containers allow you to garden where there's no ground to till, brightening up the patios, porches, decks, and stoops where we linger on long summer days.

Troubleshoot your turf updated: Thu Mar 20 2008 12:53:00

Unless you're a perfect caretaker of your lawn (and, really, who is?), prepare for another round in the turf wars this summer. You'll have to deal with a full frontal assault from the dandelions, of course. And an attack from the crabgrass. But you'll face more stealthy opponents, too: root-chomping grubs and microscopic mildew that turn the grass from green to gray or brown.

Warmer temperatures tied to wildfires, scientists sayupdated: Thu Oct 25 2007 15:57:00

Huge wildfires, such as the ones that have charred more than 460,000 acres this week in Southern California, are becoming more common in the Western United States, and scientists say warming trends and other climate factors may be responsible.

California's fire ecosystemupdated: Thu Oct 25 2007 15:57:00

What fuels the fires? CNN's Rob Marciano looks at native plants primed to ignite, the drought and the record heat. Injured Sorenstam hopes to defend Open titleupdated: Mon Apr 23 2007 15:00:00

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (AP) -- Annika Sorenstam has plenty of fond memories of the course at Pine Needles. Now she hopes to be healthy enough to make some more.

Flocking to Louisianaupdated: Thu Jan 25 2007 10:36:00

They don't make a sound. They just appear as a burst of pink. But in this flat world of tan grasses and steel-gray water, a wave of roseate spoonbills against a bright blue sky sets off visual alarms as arresting as lightning flashes.

CNNMoney: Take care of your lawnupdated: Thu Jul 06 2006 11:01:00

If long summer days have you dreaming of a lush rolling lawn, 5 Tips is going to tell you what you need to know to keep your grass growing gorgeously.

CNNMoney: Watching the Super Bowl grass growupdated: Fri Feb 04 2005 10:51:00

NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - Advertisers doled out $2.4 million to hawk their wares for a mere 30 seconds during the Super Bowl.

Oklahoma taxpayers paid $4 million in Nichols defenseupdated: Tue Jan 04 2005 09:26:00

Oklahoma taxpayers spent almost $4.2 million to provide a defense for bombing conspirator Terry Nichols, paying for such things as books, seminars, lawn care, coffee sweetener and an alarm system.

Money Magazine: Less Is More When It Comes To The Perfect Yardupdated: Fri May 01 1998 00:01:00

How do you put a price tag on a barefoot walk in lush green grass? Consider this: Every dollar you spend on landscaping can easily return 100% when you sell your home. But that's just one reason wh...

Money Magazine: DO YOUR LAWN RIGHT! SAVE MONEY AND KEEP THE YARD GREENupdated: Tue Apr 01 1997 00:01:00

The average U.S. household spends untold hours and $710 a year in search of the suburbanite's Holy Grail: a lawn as green as the neighbors' envy. Problem is, much of that time and money is wasted, ...

Fortune: FINDING NEW WAYS TO SELL MORE Smart companies are listening better, broadening their product lines, exploring new markets, and gupdated: Mon Jul 27 1992 00:01:00

WHILE MUCH of corporate America tries to do business with less -- less money, fewer employees, fewer customers -- a few renegades have begun to ask: How can I sell more? ''Companies are coming to r...

Fortune: SERVICEMASTER PIETY, PROFITS, AND PRODUCTIVITYupdated: Mon Jun 29 1992 00:01:00

FIRST-TIME VISITORS to ServiceMaster's annual meeting last month could be forgiven for thinking they had stumbled into a revival. Held in a large tent, the gathering featured a Scripture reading, a...

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