Physical adaptations for life ...

Although earthworms are classified as ...

Mating earthworms

Reproduction is one of 7 characteristics of ...

Why do scientists study the soil?

Along with the water we drink and the air we ...

New Zealand native earthworm O. ...

New Zealand has over 200 known species of ...

Managing the nutrient problem

Dr Ross Monaghan from AgResearch at Invermay ...

Bioluminescent fluid

Octochaetus multiporus squirts out coelomic ...

Earthworm casts

Earthworm casts are digested material that ...

Earthworm niche groupings

Soil-dwelling earthworms fall into three main ...

Wainuia urnula snail

Wainuia urnula snails are native carnivores ...

Man is but a worm

Caricature of Charles Darwin’s theory of ...

How soil is formed

Professor Louis Schipper from the University ...

Different places, different soils

The soils will be different in each landscape ...

Hand sorting earthworms

Dr Nicole Schon looks for earthworms by hand ...

Not all the same

To the untrained eye, one earthworm often ...

Tiger worms (Eisenia fetida)

Tiger worms (Eisenia fetida) are an ...

A handful of soil

Soil is made up of mineral particles, organic ...

Creativity and science

Professor Louis Schipper, from the University ...

Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin (1809–1882) was fascinated by ...

Good things from the soil

Plants get air, water and nutrients from the ...

Earthworms live in soil

Billions of creatures live in the soil. Some ...

Te Parapara Garden

Kūmara plants, growing at Te Parapara Garden ...

Spenceriella gigantea

Spenceriella gigantea is a native earthworm ...

Soil core inside a CAT scanner

CAT scanning allows scientists to ...

Similar but different

These three soils have much in common, but ...

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