Damhnait McHugh, Ecologist: Annelid Ecology

Damhnait McHugh wants to understand how annelids have adapted to such a wide variety of habitats. She takes her students into the field, to mudflats and to gardens. McHugh explains how earthworms’ digging and eating debris benefits the soil, soil organisms and plants. She describes how we humans benefit from the annelids on land and in the sea.

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