New Study Reveals That Earthworms Accelerate Global Warming

February 6, 2013 by  
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Photo via Shutterstock In 2011, we published a story that non-native earthworms were a threat to the US as they were releasing more carbon into the atmosphere. Now a new Dutch/US study has revealed that it’s not just non-native earthworms that accelerate carbon release, but ALL earthworms. However, the report, which was published in the Nature journal , states that it is not so much the earthworms’ fault, but the soil in which they live. Read the rest of New Study Reveals That Earthworms Accelerate Global Warming Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: carbon dioxide , Climate Change , earthworms , greenhouse gas emissions , greenhouse gases , nature journal , nitrous oxide , soil , US study

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