By the mid-20th century, scientists had been studying grasslands as a possible future for farming and urbanization in the United States.
The concept of grasslands was first developed in the early 1900s by the British scientist John Bates Clark and was later adopted by scientists around the world.
The name grassland came from the Greek word for grass, meaning soil.
Clark’s research was funded by the Natural Resources Conservation Service, which funded the development of artificial grasslands, including the U.S. Southwest, New England, and Central and South America.
Since then, grasslands have become increasingly common in agricultural and urban environments, with more than 20 percent of the U