This British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) press release (March 2018) posted on SEWeb describes how 15,000 school children have participated in ‘What’s under your feet?’ project to study soil in school grounds. Schools are encouraged to participate in further digs this month and later in the year to further aid research, which suggests that dry summers are cause decline in earthworm numbers which in turn has impacts on breeding birds.

Published On: 26.03.18|

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