Lawns are a thirsty luxury for many amid climate change, yet Hong Kong’s, well used by the public, survive

//Lawns are a thirsty luxury for many amid climate change, yet Hong Kong’s, well used by the public, survive

Lawns are a thirsty luxury for many amid climate change, yet Hong Kong’s, well used by the public, survive

Ever-creeping climate change is spelling the end of the lawn as we know it. Environmentalists everywhere see the neat and weed-free grass lawn as an ecological disaster in an age of ever-increasing heat, shrinking water resources and increasingly scarce wild habitat.Gavin Coates, a senior lecturer in landscape architecture at the University of Hong Kong, says lawns are “massively inefficient” in many of the world’s geographical regions. But not in Hong Kong. The city’s relatively few grassy…

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