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Maybe Earthworms Aren’t As Great As We Think

It never occurred to me to be anti-earthworms, since I had always heard that earthworms kept soil healthy. Then I started coming across news stories about earthworms as "invasive" species that are des…

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Worm Composting Helps Clean Up Heavy Metals

By Sami Grover, TreeHugger From airport scale worm composting to vermicomposting farm waste, the idea of using worms to eat our garbage is no longer confined to plastic tubs in TreeHuggers' basemen…

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3 Reasons to Love Earthworms

By Sayward Rebhal, Networx I have a degree in biology, which means I’ve spent more than my fair share of time hanging around with earthworms. And let me tell you - they’re awesome critters! They'…

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10 Planet-Helping Animals

By Animal Planet Every animal plays a special role in the web of life, but these 10 go above and beyond with their planet-saving activities. 10. Ball Python This snake gets its namesake a…

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