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Translates to: A hand full of living soil. It is a fascinating thought how much life exists in healthy soil, life of all kinds of shapes and sizes. According to Yard and Garden Publications (CMG GardenNotes #212) from the Colorado Masters Gardener Program, besides earthworms, bugs, ants and centipedes, there are about 50,000 anthropods, 100,000 nematodes, 20 million protozoa and 200 billion bacteria in one cup of soil, which is about the amount you can hold in your hand.

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This music was created as a hobby by a faculty member in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at The College at Brockport. If you enjoy the music and would like to use it yourself, please consider donating to the Morris Fellowships, designation 117.00, to support undergraduate summer research fellowships in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. To donate please visit the online donation form.

Eine Hand Voll Lebendiger Erde