Quebecer hopes act of 'horticultural disobedience' will urge others to rethink lawns

A cyclist rides by a re-naturalized garden in Montreal on Friday, July 23, 2021. Ecologists say natural yards have a number of benefits: increased biodiversity, food for birds and insects, less need for water and pesticides, and a reduction of the urban heat island effect. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson A cyclist rides by a re-naturalized garden in Montreal on Friday, July 23, 2021. Ecologists say natural yards have a number of benefits: increased biodiversity, food for birds and insects, less need for water and pesticides, and a reduction of the urban heat island effect. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

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200 bodies found in Mariupol as war rages in Ukraine's east

Workers digging through the rubble of an apartment building in Mariupol found 200 bodies in the basement, Ukrainian authorities said Tuesday, as more horrors come to light in the ruined city that has seen some of the worst suffering of the 3-month-old war.