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Soil ecology: What lies beneath

A Correction to this article was published on 29 October 2008

More creatures live in soil than any other environment on Earth. But what are they all doing there? Amber Dance reports on the world's widest biodiversity.

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Amber Dance is a freelance science writer based in the Los Angeles area, and a former News intern with Nature.

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Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory at Colorado State

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Tropical Soil Biology and Fertility Institute

International Union of Soil Sciences

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Dance, A. Soil ecology: What lies beneath. Nature 455, 724–725 (2008).

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